Registered Respiratory Therapist, Per Diem (RRT I) - 9480
Company: University of California - Davis Medical Centers
Posted on: November 23, 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
Variable 12-hour, nights
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
The Registered Respiratory Therapist I (RRTI) provides a full range
of cardiopulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory care
services to patients of all age groups. The RRTI have successfully
achieved and maintained the required competencies and
qualifications of this job description and serves as the primary
resource to meet the respiratory care needs for the critical care,
emergency, trauma and pediatric patient. The RRTI obtains, reviews,
and interprets data and assesses 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. Responds to cardiopulmonary emergencies,
provides airway maintenance manual, and mechanical ventilator
support using a variety of devices and techniques and administers
medical gases, humidity therapy, inhaled aerosol medications,
bronchial hygiene, lung expansion therapies, and instructs
patient's family and continuing care providers in the
administration of respiratory procedures and the proper use of
respiratory therapy equipment and supplies.
The RRTI reports directly to the RTIII Supervisor and is
responsible for performing and documenting all assigned duties.
* A minimum of 1-year recent paid RT experience in an acute care
* Current and valid California Respiratory Care Practitioner
* Graduate of a COARC accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
* Registered with the National Board of Respiratory Care and
maintains RTT registration.
* Current basic life support (BLS-CPR) certification.
* NRP, PALS, ACLS certification
* Prior experience and demonstrated abilities in adult, pediatric
and neonatal critical care, pediatric and emergency care.
* Prior experience and demonstrated abilities in the implementation
and application of RT driven protocols.
* UCDH experience.
* 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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