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Respiratory Therapist III Prdm 12HR Nights

Location: Fullerton
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary: -Do what you love, love what you do! When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of happiness, passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai. It is just one of the many reasons we've achieved our fifth consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of dedicated healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America's Best Hospitals.The Respiratory Therapist III is an RCP who performs general ward therapy procedures including: 02 therapy, bland aerosol therapy, medicinal aerosol therapy, volume expansion therapy, bronchial hygiene procedures, CPR. You will also perform Adult Critical Care RT procedures including: setup and management of continuous invasive and non-invasive ventilator systems, specialty gases, and related monitoring and encouraging adjuncts. Training in of performance of Arterial Puncture for Blood Gas Analysis is required. You may pursue additional training in all "subspecialty services" provided by the CSMC Respiratory Care Services to include: management of Perinatal/ Pediatric Ventilator Systems and related adjuncts; Bronchoscopy Assist; Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center RT procedures; RT Order Entry System Operation. Once training is complete, a RT is encouraged to function as assigned in the subspecialty areas in which they have been trained and adjudged functionally proficient.The Respiratory Therapist III Per Diem is an advanced Respiratory Therapist who has been trained and is independently functional in general ward therapy RT procedures, adult ventilator management, and adult care "specialty functions" that have been adjudged appropriate to shift need and approved by the Director of the Division of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine. Respiratory Care Service "adult specialty functions" include: Performance of Arterial Punctures for Bloodgas Analysis; Performance of Bronchoscopy Assist RT procedures; Performance of Emergency Department RT procedures. An Advanced Respiratory Therapist is expected to function as assigned in the subspecialty areas in which he/she has been trained and adjudged functionally competent. -
Educational Requirements:Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy or similar - MinimumBachelors Degree in Respiratory Therapy or similar - PreferredMaster's Degree in Respiratory Therapy or other fields- PreferredLicenses:--- RCP State License Must be currently licensed by the State of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP.)--- Basic Life Support (BLS)--- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS/ALS)--- Registered Resp Therapist (RRT)--- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Experience:5 yearsPhysical Demands:---Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs.---Must be able to move an H-size gas cylinder-and-cart as well as Departmental life support systems over Hospital floor surfaces---Must be able to physically roll a 200 lb, horizontally positioned patient.---Must possess auditory and visual capabilities for responding to pulmonary life support alarms and related monitoring systems.---Must possess mathematics skills necessary to the clinical functions of the job.---Must possess oral and written communication skills sufficient for understanding and being understood by members of the Health Care Team.
Working Title:Respiratory Therapist III Prdm 12HR Nights
Department:Respiratory Therapy
Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
Job Category:,Therapy/Rehab,Therapy/Rehab
Job Specialty:Respiratory
Position Type:Per Diem
Shift Length:12 hour shift
Shift Type:Night

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Fullerton , Respiratory Therapist III Prdm 12HR Nights, Healthcare , Fullerton, California

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