Advanced Respiratory Therapist

City of Hope

Goodyear, AZ

Job posting number: #7245186 (Ref:JR-13613)

Posted: May 17, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $27.76 - $45.67 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Advanced Respiratory Therapist

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

***Daytime shift. Some weeks will work 3 12s: 6AM-6PM; some weeks will work 5 8s: 7AM-3:30PM.***

***Must have vascular access experience!***

Responsible for patient's pulmonary function; maintaining adequate oxygenation and ventilation status; supports life by planning and administering medically prescribed respiratory therapy.


  • Managing invasive and non-invasive ventilation
  • Assessing vital signs and response to therapies
  • Providing oxygen therapy, assessing patient response, and providing appropriate therapies to meet the patient’s oxygen requirements
  • Obtaining and analyzing arterial blood gas samples
  • Determining home oxygen requirements
  • Administration of aerosol-based medications
  • Delivering appropriate care in the event of a medical emergency (code blue, rapid response)
  • Establishing and Managing artificial airways (Endotracheal Intubation and LMA)
  • Consulting with physicians and members of the medical team to recommend a change in therapy, plan of care for patients, and developing treatment plans
  • Placing ultrasound guided peripheral IVs and arterial lines
  • Analysis of chest x-rays, lab results, and pathology reports
  • Educating and counseling patients regarding pulmonary health, disease management and prevention, tobacco cessation, and discharge instructions related to pulmonary/respiratory issues
  • Performing diagnostic testing related to lung function and capacity (pulmonary function testing)
  • Performing diagnostic testing related to the cardiovascular system (electrocardiogram, stress testing)
  • Assisting physicians in diagnostic procedures (bronchoscopy)


Experience: A minimum of two years, with at least one year of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) experience

Education: Graduate of an accredited Associate of Science Respiratory Therapy program Associate of Occupational Studies, Associate of Applied Sciences

Licensure: Current license to practice Respiratory Care in Arizona

Certification: Registered Respiratory Therapist credentials through the National Board of Respiratory Care



City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $27.76 - $45.67 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7245186 (Ref:JR-13613)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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