TITLE: Respiratory Therapist(55K+)
LOCATION: Tucson, AZ
Would you like to live close to the Tucson area in a community with a population over 40K that has no shortage of enticing traits that make it a community of choice for all types of people seeking an affordable cost of living, a temperate climate with year-round outdoor recreation, and an attractive balance of small-town charm with big-city amenities.
It is a great place for young professionals, with a median age range of 34 years old and many retirees are also captivated by the area, often coming to visit for a few days only to find themselves liking the area so much that they purchase a home and stay.
The cost of living is among the lowest and housing cost are below the national average while its median household income is much higher at over $56K yearly.
If this sounds good then add over 275 days of sunshine a year and you could work at a healthcare facility that is around 100 beds and is committed to serving the residents in several surrounding counties and wants its employees to enjoy a career/life balance.
Therapist provides respiratory care to the hospital's customers requiring oxygen therapy, various treatments, BiPAP and ventilation support on adult and pediatric patients.
Assessment of your patients and make recommendations to the practitioners as needed on treatment course.
Therapist will comply with legal, hospital and departmental policies, procedures, position requirements while maintaining competencies and credentials.
Ensure orders are correct and checked though out the shift, documentation and charges applied appropriately for the services provided.
Hospital credentials include BLS, ACLS, NRP, PEARS and maintain a current Arizona Respiratory Care Practitioners License (RCP).
RRT or CRT
Current Arizona Respiratory Care Practitioners License (RCP) required.
BLS, ACLS, NRP, PEARS required within 90 days of start.
2+ years of experience preferred.
Director is looking for someone that will work well as a member of the group(team player).
Position is 3-12 hour shifts, 6:00 to 18:30 for day shift 18:00 to 6:30 night shift and both work an every other weekend rotation.
The facility is offering a range between $52K-$72K and offers a full benefit package and a 5K sign-on for candidates with 2+ years experience and relocation.