Cedars-Sinai Respiratory Therapist - 12 hrs - Days - Per Diem in Los Angeles, California
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Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?
As a day shift Respiratory Therapist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will perform general ward therapy RT procedures including: 02 therapy, bland aerosol therapy, medicinal aerosol therapy, volume expansion therapy, bronchial hygiene procedures, CPR.
A Per Diem Critical Care Respiratory Therapist manages Adult Ventilator Systems including setup/management of continuous invasive and non-invasive ventilator systems, specialty gases, and related monitoring adjuncts. Training in and performance of Arterial Puncture for Blood Gas Analysis is required.
A Per Diem Critical Care Respiratory Therapist may pursue additional training in "subspecialty services" including: 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 Per Diem Respiratory Therapist is expected to function as assigned in the subspecialty areas in which he/she has been trained and adjudged functionally competent.
Graduate of 2 year AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy
California Respiratory Practitioner license. Registered Respiratory Therapist. American Heart Association or American Red Cross BLS certification.
2 years experience preferred. Respiratory Ward Therapy and Critical Care.
Perform 1 & 2 person CPR. Lift and carry 25 lbs. Move a H-size gas cylinder-and-cart as well as the departmental life support systems over hospital floor surfaces. Able to physically roll a 200 lb. horizontally positioned patient. Auditory and visual capabilities for responding to cardio-pulmonary monitoring systems. Mathematics skills necessary for clinical functions. Oral and written communication skills sufficient for understanding and being understood by the members of health care team.
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