Respiratory Therapist II - 12 Hrs - Night

Cedars Sinai Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 3 weeks ago

Are you passionate about helping people? Do you want to make a difference in people's lives?

We embrace a culture of passion and dedication at Cedars-Sinai, and it's part of the reason we've been named one of the top ten hospitals in America's Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report.

Now we invite you to join us. From working with a team of exceptional healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you'll have everything you need to do something incredible-for yourself, and for others.

Do you work well in a large team environment where critical thinking is essential?

As a day shift Respiratory Therapist II 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 Respiratory Therapist also performs Adult Critical Care RT procedures including:

Setup/management of continuous invasive and non-invasive ventilator systems, specialty gases, and related monitoring and supportive adjuncts. Training in of performance of Arterial Puncture for Blood Gas Analysis is required.

A Respiratory Therapist may pursue additional training in all "subspecialty services" provided by the CSMC Respiratory Care Service. " Subspecialty" Respiratory Care Services 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.

Educational Requirements:

Graduate of 2 year AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy


License/Certification/Registration Requirements:

California Respiratory Practitioner license. Registered Respiratory Therapist. American Heart Association BLS certification.

Experience:

2 years experience preferred. Respiratory Ward Therapy and Critical Care.

Physical Demands:

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

  • Working Title: Respiratory Therapist II - 12 hrs - Night

  • Department: Respiratory Therapy

  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops

  • City: Los Angeles

  • Job Category: Therapy/Rehab

  • Job Specialty: Respiratory

  • Position Type: Full-time

  • Shift Length: 12 hour shift

  • Shift Type: Night

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