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Respiratory Therapist II 12-Hr - Days

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Malibu
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Every Skill. Every Effort. Everything We HaveWhen 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, and it's 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.As a full time day -shift Respiratoy Therapist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will assist -perfoming general ward therapy RT procedures including: 02 therapy, bland aerosol therapy, medicinal aerosol therapy, volume expansion therapy, bronchial hygiene procedures, CPR. A Respiratory Therapist also performs Adult Critical Care RT procedures including: setup and management of continuous invasive and non-invasive ventilator systems, specialty gases, and related monitoring and supportive adjuncts. Training in performance of Arterial Puncture for Blood Gas Analysis, as well as working in the emergency department is required. The Respiratory Therapist II 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 Respiratory Therapist is expected to function as assigned in the subspecialty areas in which he/she has been trained and adjudged functionally competent.
Job Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy or similar preferred.
  • Two (2) years experiene as a respiratory Therapist in an acute care facility.
  • Must be currently licensed by the State of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
  • Must be currently licensed by the State of California as a Registered Respiratory Therapy (RRT).
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Physical Demands: ----Must be able to perform 1 & 2 man CPR.---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 II 12-Hr - Days
    Department:Respiratory Therapy
    Business Entity:Service Lines & Ops
    Job Category:,Therapy/Rehab,Therapy/Rehab
    Job Specialty:Respiratory
    Position Type:Full-time
    Shift Length:12 hour shift
    Shift Type:Day

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Malibu , Respiratory Therapist II 12-Hr - Days, Other , Malibu, California

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