Respiratory Care Therapist 2 - 10677
Company: University of California - Davis Medical Centers
Posted on: October 19, 2020
Respiratory Care is a highly technical and specialized ancillary
department at University of California, Davis, Medical Center
(UCDMC) providing assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
for patients of all ages with critical pulmonary illness and trauma
Final Filing Date
$45.48 - $58.80
Percentage of Time
12 hours; Variable days or nights
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental,
and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent
retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and
reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
The RT II serves as a role model and resource that assists and
supports the clinical team. They help to ensure consistently
high-quality care and facilitate excellent clinical respiratory
care services. The RT II is responsible for providing direct
patient care and assessment; interdisciplinary consultation,
oversight for technical and clinical performance, support clinical
activity of staff as directed by leadership and performance
Clinicians provide a full range of cardiopulmonary diagnostic and
therapeutic services for patients of all age groups. They obtain,
review and interpret data and assess the need for and response to
respiratory care interventions in consultation and conjunction with
medical, nursing and other disciplines to optimize patient care
planning and delivery. They respond to cardiopulmonary emergencies,
provide airway maintenance, manual and mechanical ventilator
support using a variety of devices and techniques and administer
oxygen and other therapeutic gases, humidity therapy, inhaled
aerosol medications, bronchial hygiene, lung expansion therapies
and instruct patient's family and continuing care providers in the
administration of respiratory procedures and the proper use of
respiratory therapy equipment and supplies.
RT II s assure that ventilators are patient ready ad calibrated,
sent to Clinical Engineering as appropriate and help assure that
medical supplies and equipment are available for patient care. In
the absence of an RT Ill the RT II functions as a relief
supervisor. RT ll s may be asked. per operational needs, to focus
their leadership and educational duties for periods of time on:
relief charge, precepting, training and education, mentorship, or
specialty areas of practice such as pediatric care.
* Current and valid California Respiratory Care Practitioner
* Minimum of 3 years recent experience as an RCP/RRT in an acute
* Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
* Current Basic Life Support/CPR Certification.
* Current PALS Certification.
* Recent experience with performance management processes.
* Recent experience as a team leader.
* Recent experience planning and conducting in-service education
* This position may be subject to a criminal background
investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical
evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or
other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination
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