Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary
Company: Mayo Clinic
Posted on: January 23, 2023
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The Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist provides assessment, treatment,
and monitoring of patients with cardiopulmonary compromise and
provides support for the equipment necessary for the care of these
patients. The Pulmonary Respiratory Therapist conducts a variety of
diagnostic and therapeutic procedures and is a technical and
educational resource for patients, family members, and other
members of the patient care team. The Pulmonary Respiratory
Therapist must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth
and development of the life span. The Pulmonary Respiratory Care
Therapist demonstrates and maintains basic core competencies in the
clinical setting. The ability to assess data reflective of the
patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative
to the patient's age-specific needs is required.
Graduation from an AMA-approved school of Respiratory Therapy.
Minimum one year of post-graduate hospital respiratory care
experience and one year full-time critical care and arterial blood
gas experience required.
AAS degree preferred. Must have effective interpersonal skills,
patient assessment skills, and basic computer skills. Desire and
ability to obtain additional competencies including cross training
to MCH. One year of pulmonary diagnostics (pulmonary function
testing) experience preferred for Respiratory Therapists.
License or certification
Current Arizona licensure as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
Registered Respiratory Therapist credential (RRT)from National
Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) or a recognized international
credentialing body required. Certified Pulmonary Function
Technologist (CPFT) credential is required within 3 years of hire.
Basic life support (BLS) certification is required upon hire and
must be valid for 90 days or greater from start date. Maintains BLS
competency. Advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) certification must
be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained thereafter. TEPP
(Tobacco Education Prevention Program) Certification in basic
tobacco skills program completion within one year of hire.
Hours / Pay period
Monday through Friday position with possible occasional weekends
based on patient and business needs. Typical shift 4- 10 hr shifts
7am-5:30pm or 5- 8 hr shifts 7am-3:30pm or 8:30am-5pm. Rotation
between Scottsdale and Phoenix locations and cross-training
Occasional weekends based on patient and business need.
Over the next four years, Mayo Clinic is making significant
investments in both the physical and technological future of health
care, through doubling the size of the Mayo Clinic campus in
Phoenix, inclusive of practice, education, and research activities.
Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and
Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as
the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million
residents in 25 cities and towns.
With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny
"desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst
of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.
Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to
live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of
culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and
collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's
desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement
of sports and recreation.
As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer Mayo Clinic
is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the
diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any
employee or candidate. Women, minorities, veterans, people from the
LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities are strongly
encouraged to apply to join our teams. Reasonable accommodations to
access job openings or to apply for a job are available.
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