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Deltek Talent Management - RESPIRATORY THERAP II (PD, VARIED) HENDERSON - (18311)

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Facility Name
HENDERSON, NV 89011 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Job Description

Henderson Hospital
Henderson Hospital is a member of The Valley Health System, a network of six acute care hospitals that provide care for patients throughout Southern Nevada and nearby communities. Located in the suburb of Henderson, the 120-bed hospital, which opened in 2016, offers emergency care, surgical services, including an ambulatory surgery center, cardiovascular care, women’s health and maternity services. A level II neonatal intensive care unit is slated to open by late 2017.


Job Description

RT 2 - Responsible for the delivery of respiratory therapy modalities and respiratory assessments to patients of all ages in all patient care areas, including critical care, NICU or Labor & Delivery.  Performs responsibilities independently and without supervision except as necessary during orientation or training.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 Essential Job Duties:

Performs responsibilities consistent with hospital safety policies.
Knows and applies infection control policies and processes when handling and disposing of blood and body fluids.         
Responds to life-saving activities which may include Code Blue procedures, and life safety activities.     
Assists Shift Supervisor with orientation of new respiratory staff, including evaluation of their conduct and skills.     
Supervises and evaluates conduct and skills of students during their clinical rotation in the department.
Maintains equipment assigned to them.            
Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment before reporting it to the Shift Supervisor.          
Supervises Respiratory Technicians assigned to them.    
Serves as Respiratory resource person for Respiratory Technicians.           
Reports concerns to the Shift Supervisor or Manager of Pulmonary Services.          
Delivers respiratory modalities and performs assessments pre hospital and department policies and procedures.        
Documents all care delivered and not delivered per department policies and procedures.   
Cleans and packages equipment per department policies and procedures.
Participates in neonatal transports.     
Performs intubations.             
Attends in Labor & Delivery with difficult deliveries.       
Performs arterial and capillary blood gases per department policies and procedures.           
Performs patient/family teaching.       
Department Specific Requirements     
Demonstrates working knowledge of Respiratory standard of practice.    
Demonstrates working knowledge of Nevada State blood gas and respiratory care practitioner regulations. 
Educate clients in appropriate area of expertise.             
Utilizes appropriate resources to maintain a current knowledge base in areas of responsibilities.       
Maintains certifications as appropriate.             
Classification Specific Requirements    
Employees in positions involving patient charting and related functions, must possess competency in use of technology and computers.

Effectively communicates both orally and in writing.       

Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

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

Experience: 1 year in adult respiratory preferred.                                                                                                             

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 Nevada Practitioner of Respiratory Care License, Current Nevada Blood Gas Technologist or General Supervisor License (or must apply for blood gas technologist license within the first 30 days from hire date); Current BLS certification; The following to be obtained within the first 90 days of hire date if applicable to specific facility departmental policy and procedure: NRP, PALS and ACLS.                                                                                                                                         

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.                                                                                                                                                  

This opportunity offers the following:

Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Competitive Compensation
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match


UHS is one of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


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