Community Health Systems 2173-001 Respiratory Therapist - Marana Emergency Room - Full Time - Nights in Oro Valley, Arizona


Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Education: Associate's degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited school of respiratory therapy

Skills: Ability to communicate / provide clear and accurate information in an appropriate manner consistent with the developmental age range of the patient. Ability to follow written and oral instructions and established procedures. Has current knowledge and skills appropriate to age / type of patient population served. Must be competent in performing general respiratory care procedures, and in performing care of critical patients. Ability to supervise in a respiratory care setting.

Licenses/Certifications: Required: Current Arizona Respiratory Care License. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT from the NBRC) credential. American Heart Association (AHA) BLS and (AHA) ACLS certification.

Job: Respiratory Therapy

Organization: Oro Valley Hospital

Location: AZ-Oro Valley

Requisition ID: 1814804