Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Health Medical Center

Department: Respiratory Care - Roosevelt

Schedule: Per Diem 12 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Services Medical Director, Department Director and/or Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures. Must have a wide range of knowledge and skills in order to set-up up, operate, and administer all types of respiratory care procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and illness, and includes extensive competency in the use of advanced mechanical ventilation techniques.



  • Requires graduation from a two (2) year A.M.A. approved Respiratory Therapy Program.


  • Prefer six (6) months recent work experience.

Specialized Training:

  • None


  • Must be registered (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and licensed (or temporary license) by the Arizona Board of Respiratory Care Examiners.
  • Requires BLS or ACLS. A card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.
  • Prefer certification in PALS and NALS.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of additional languages is preferred.
  • Must have basic computer knowledge.
  • Must have ability to plan, modify and coordinate respiratory care and treatments.
  • Must be able to administer therapeutic agents and treatments, observe patients and determine effects of treatments, and instruct patients and families in home care.
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Salary Range: Pool Rate (RRTP) - $35.55

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