Job Description

Work Status Details: REGULAR FULL TIME | 72.00 Hours Every Two Weeks
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Listed is the base hiring salary range offered for this position. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to skills and experience. The salary range listed is just one component of the total rewards/compensation package offered to candidates.
Min = $27.8801
Mid = $34.8501


The Registered Respiratory Therapist i assumes clinical responsibility for all respiratory care modalities. The RRT performs a variety of diagnostic tests and therapeutic modalities to determine the effect of treatment on the disease process. The Therapist exercises considerable independent judgment in the development of care plans in assessing and treating patients.


Assesses and provides recommendations in the development of a plan of care for patients in the provision of respiratory care> Implements the care of the patients upon physician order or defined protocols following defined time standards, and modifies the plan of care based on patient condition and response.

Initiates and monitors respiratory medication administration, therapeutic and diagnostic procedures per standards. Documents accurately all required information in the patient’s medical record and enters all information for billing and productivity requirements.

Performs arterial and capillary blood gases per standards insuring all documentation is entered. Maintains knowledge in performance, interpretation of data and appropriate intervention in the care of the patient with blood gases. Performs basic maintenance and troubleshooting of the blood gas machines, and in compliance with CAP/CLIA regulations.

Develops professional skills and knowledge and promotes continuous improvement of workplace practices.

Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • BLS
  • ACLS

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with Epic EHR or similar EHR system

Why Yuma Regional Medical Center?

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.

Our Values

Bring Kindness | Achieve Together | Aspire For Better | Do The Right Thing | Lead With Optimism |

About Yuma, AZ

Named by the Guinness World Records as the Sunniest City on Earth with winters averaging temperatures of 70 degrees, sunny days and cooler nights.

Yuma, Arizona is a place to explore the great outdoors with hiking, jet skiing, boating and off-roading. Don’t forget to soak up the sun at the great Colorado River or one of Yuma’s many lakes.

Yuma is centrally located in Southwest Arizona, within a short drive to many popular attractions and destinations.

Bring your skills to one of the sunniest places on earth - Yuma, AZ!

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you up on interview. 

Application Instructions

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