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Respiratory Therapist Lead

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Chandler
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Located in the Phoenix Ariz. suburb of Chandler the Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 338-bed not-for-profit hospital with more than 2500 employees and almost 1000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties. Chandler Regional joined the Dignity Health system in 1999 but has been part of the community for more than 50 years. The hospital includes a Level I Trauma Center a Heart and Vascular Center a Wound Healing Center a Family Birth Center and many additional services. During the fiscal year ending June 30 2016 Chandler Regional provided more than $48 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health's mission to deliver health care and partner with the community nearly 100000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional

Responsibilities:
Performs all ranges of respiratory care in a critical care environment including utilization of advanced modes of invasive and non-invasive ventilation and emergency respiratory care.Demonstrates knowledge of and complies with the hospital and departmental practices regarding national Patient Safety Goals, hand hygiene, AIDET, teach back, etc.Distributes work assignments evenly and according to skill set and patient acuity. Coordinates workflow and adjusts assignments in order to facilitate the provision of timely and effective care.Assists in monitoring productivity.Acts as a clinical resource and mentor for staff.Provides direct patient care as appropriate to meet the needs of the patients and department.Communicates effectively with patients and families to resolve issues and provides service recovery when needed.Assists with hiring, orienting, coaching, auditing and provides input for evaluating staff.Assists with staff scheduling.Facilitates communication with physicians, nurses and other departments to meet patient care needs.Maintains current knowledge and serves as resource for policies, procedures, and processes and assists in assuring compliance.

Qualifications:
3 years ICU experience.BLS required.ACLS requiredNRP (if working Nursery ICU) required -Minimum 2 years? experience as ICU Respiratory Therapist,Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), AZ Respiratory Therapist License*,Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)** credential,American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA BLS). Preferred:Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP), Pediatric Advanced Life Supports (PALS).

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Chandler , Respiratory Therapist Lead, Healthcare , Chandler, Arizona

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