Job Description

Respiratory Therapist PD - Mount Graham Regional Medical Center
Job CategoryTherapies
SchedulePer Diem
Shift1 - Day Shift

Position is located at Mount Graham Regional Medical Center in Safford, AZ

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director of Cardio-Pulmonary Services, provides Respiratory Therapy to patients.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Proof of highest level of education completed but not less than high school education or equivalent as recognized by an approved government accreditation association.
  • Graduate from AMA accredited program for Respiratory Therapy.
  • Certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Certified Respiratory Therapist and/or Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the State of Arizona.
  • Maintains current CPR Certification from the American Heart Association (Healthcare Provider) or other approved educational programs.
  • Current NRP Certification. New hires are required to obtain certification within 3 months of employment.
  • ACLS certification per American Heart Association with-in three months of hire
  • PALS certification per American Heart Association with-in three months of hire
  • Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
  • Must have a well-groomed, professional appearance.
  • Ability to lift and carry 40 pounds.
  • Ability to push and pull 40 pounds.
  • Ability to walk, stand, bend, squat, climb, reach, kneel and stretch using good body mechanics for sustained periods of time.
  • Required to have the mental and physical ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An understanding of computer systems, process design and data management.
  • Previous Meditech experience or other related electronic records systems.
  • Basic knowledge of system application implementation, enhancement, development and support methods and practices.
  • Language proficiency in English, with excellent written and verbal fluency

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