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Banner Health Registered Respiratory Therapist Home Care in Peoria, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Peoria, Arizona

Department Name:

HME West Location

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Clinical Care

A rewarding career that fits your life. Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, apply today.

Banner Home Medical Equipment is one of the top providers in Maricopa County and Pima County market in Arizona, and Weld/Larimer counties in Northern Colorado. We provide respiratory, sleep, ventilation, and other high-acuity respiratory services. Additional products and services that we provide include but are not limited to: Photo Therapy, Negative Wound Pressure Therapy, Orthotic and Prosthetics, Durable Medical Equipment, Enteral Nutrition, Ostomy, and Wound Care Supplies. We service over 100,000 customers each year and anticipate additional growth in the coming year. We are accredited by The Compliance Team (TCT) and have consistently achieved three-year certifications for all lines of service. in addition to achieving TCT certifications, we are also recognized by The Compliance Team as an exemplary provider! Join a fast-growing post-acute services agency in AZ!

Come join our team at Banner Homecare & Hospice and make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. Here, you’ll be working alongside of an energetic group of RTs that are passionate about providing exceptional care to our patients, referred to as “our Sofia’s”. In this exciting and very rewarding field of Homecare, you’ll be providing 1 on 1 clinical support thru in-service education to our Sofia’s on the following equipment: Pap; ventilator management for non-invasive as well as invasive; oximeters; apnea monitors; air compressor with trach supplies; cough assist; vest therapy; OCD w/ 1 time spot checks; these are many of the modalities that the clinical team is responsible for. You have an option to work “8” or “10” hour shifts. You will take part in the on-call rotation covering after hours and weekends. This position provides 1:1 care in a clinic and/or home setting.

Ranked in the top 25 percent of all home care agencies in the United States, Banner Home Care is the largest nonprofit, free-standing home care agency in Arizona. We provide intermittent health care for patients of all ages in the comfort of their home. Our home care team is experienced, compassionate and professional, and the results prove that Banner Home Care measures better than the national and Arizona average in almost all Medicare Quality Compare patient satisfaction results. Banner Hospice have been providing comfort care for the past 10 years in the Phoenix Metro area. The goal is to support quality of life, honor the wishes of patients, maintain the dignity of the individual and support the family through their grieving process. Inpatient Home care is also available for respite care and symptom management. The Banner Hospice Team can provide comfort to the patient and family by alleviating symptoms, by providing meaningful help and by creating an environment to develop lasting final memories.

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. In the state of Nevada, all incumbents must have their Blood Gas Technologist certification. 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. Employees working for Banner Home Care/Hospice must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

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.

DATE APPROVED 05/16/2021

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability

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