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Company: Banner Health
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Department Name:

Banner Staffing Services-AZ

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

Clinical Care

Travel careers are better at Banner Health. In addition to offering the widest choice of clinical settings in the West, Banner Health also offers the widest choice of employment options to match your compensation, career and lifestyle needs.  

Arizona is a year-round destination. Sunny skies and low humidity prevail 300 days a year across the state.  From awesome natural wonders to culinary treats, tribal lands, vibrant cities, world-class resorts, renowned golfing and historic Western towns, there are some truly breathtaking moments to be had in the Grand Canyon State. 

For over 20 years, Banner Health Travel has provided healthcare professionals, opportunities to work in a variety of clinical settings within one of the country's leading health systems. Our amazing travel program allows the ultimate in flexible scheduling options combined with a superior compensation structure.

As a valued and respected Banner Health team member, you will enjoy a wide variety of professional benefits, including:

  • Completion bonus for every 13-week assignment
  • Priority placement
  • All shifts available
  • Full-time assignment with guaranteed hours
  • Flexible start dates
  • Per mile travel reimbursement
  • Excellent, competitive pay
  • License & certification reimbursement
  • Affordable medical benefits - 403(b)/Health/Vision/Dental/Life
  • Private housing (or salary in lieu)
  • Paid orientation
  • Personal travel team to assist you
  • Work Registry/PRN when not in an assignment to keep you busy all year
  • Work-life balance to explore all the adventures your travel assignment has to offer!

If you are a New Graduate Nurse with less than 12 months of experience, please visit the main job search page and use keywords RN New Grad to search for openings

POSITION SUMMARY
This position independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Performs all basic modalities of respiratory care as prescribed by physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

2. Applies and manages mechanical ventilators in collaboration with physicians and/or licensed independent practitioners, recommending adjustments to improve clinical condition, patient comfort and to expedite the weaning process.

3. Assembles, disassembles, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, cleans and performs adjustments in the applications of durable medical equipment and circuitry used in the delivery of respiratory care as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

4. Performs pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing as prescribed in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

5. Performs patient assessments and evaluates patient response to care provided, making recommendations to physicians regarding the plan of care, appropriate use of respiratory therapy and modification of therapy as clinical condition changes. Documents therapy provided in an accurate and complete manner in accordance with established department/hospital policies and procedures.

6. Communicates and collaborates with resource staff in formulating care plans, recommendations for change in therapy and identification/resolution of problems.

7. May supervise department staff.

8. Independently provides respiratory care, pulmonary and cardiology diagnostic testing to patients in a variety of health care settings. May be assigned to a variety of areas throughout the system where respiratory care is needed. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office staff, payers, community agencies and regulatory agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Associate or technical degree.

Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

Must be knowledgeable of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through one year of clinical experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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