Title Respiratory Therapist
Salary $37.19 per hour
Department Respiratory Therapy
Status Per Diem
Hours 12 hour shifts plus call
Job Information

Primary Purpose

To conduct diagnostic testing procedures and administer treatments to improve patients’ breathing as well as implement and monitor life support equipment.

  • Assess, treat and care for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders.
  • Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities
  • Maintain patient records
  • Select, assemble, check and operate equipment.
Qualifications

Qualifications

Skills and Abilities Required

  • Licensed for California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in acute care therapy
  • Experience with pediatric and neonatal patients
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Excellent verbal, written and listening skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to use or willingness to learn the Electronic Health Record (EHR) Software

Education and Training

  • High School or equivalent.
  • College degree or combination of related experience and education
  • Current in BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP
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