RESPIRATORY THERAPIST I -PD VARIED -DESERT SPRINGS

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center

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Responsibilities

Desert Springs Hospital Medical Center is a 293-bed acute care facility that has been providing quality healthcare to residents of Southern Nevada since 1971. The hospital has long been referred to as “The Heart Hospital” by residents, due to its solid reputation as a leader in cardiac care. The hospital offers 24-hour emergency services and is nationally recognized for its diabetes, weight loss (bariatric) surgery, cardiac, and stroke programs. Desert Springs Hospital won the Gold Medal for Best Hospital in Las Vegas by the Las Vegas Review Journal.

 

Job Description: Responsible for the delivery of respiratory therapy modalities and respiratory assessments to patients of all ages in all patient care areas, excluding critical care, NICU, and Labor & Delivery. Performs responsibilities independently and without supervision except as necessary during orientation or training.

Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Technician/Therapist program.

Technical Skills: Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department, and provide the care/service as described in the department policies and procedures.

License/Certification: Current State of Nevada Practitioner of Respiratory Care license. Current State of Nevada Blood Gas Technologist, Blood Gas Assistant, or General Supervisor license. Must have applied for Blood Gas License and receive within 90 days of hire. Current BLS.

Other: Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care/service appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit/department.

 

 

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