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Respiratory Therapist II - 12 Hour Nights

Company: CEDARS-SINAI
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: February 8, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEvery 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.Job Responsibilities:The Respiratory Therapist II 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.Additional primary duties and responsibilities that are only performed in the specific department(s) below: Pulmonary Function lab:

  • Schedules patient testing.
  • Verifies MD orders and diagnosis-based indications for testing.
  • Ensures pre-test pulmonary history and consent for exercise testing are complete, explains the purpose and side effects of ordered tests to patients.
  • Performs pulmonary function tests, exercise tests, arterial puncture.
  • Collates and submits verified results for pulmonologist interpretation.
  • Completes and submits patient billings.
  • Certified / Registered Pulmonary Function Tech upon hire.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in pulmonary function testing. -
    QualificationsJob Qualifications:
    • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy (Bachelor's Degree highly preferred).
    • Two (2) years of experience as a respiratory therapist in an acute care facility.
    • State of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
    • Current Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification.
      Req ID : 447
      Working Title : Respiratory Therapist II - 12 Hour Nights
      Department : Respiratory Therapy
      Business Entity : Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
      Job Category : Therapy / Rehab
      Job Specialty : Respiratory Therapy
      Overtime Status : NONEXEMPT
      Primary Shift : Night
      Shift Duration : 12 hour
      Base Pay : $38.87 - $60.25

Keywords: CEDARS-SINAI, Los Angeles , Respiratory Therapist II - 12 Hour Nights, Healthcare , Los Angeles, California

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