Prime Healthcare

Respiratory Therapist

Facility Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
Location
US-CA-San Diego
ID
2022-104153
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Days
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community! Alvarado Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

Alvarado Hospital is a 306-bed full-service acute care hospital centrally located in San Diego adjacent to San Diego State University. Ranked in the top 5% nationally for patient safety, the hospital has also been ranked among America's 100 Best Hospitals for Orthopedic Surgery™, Spine Surgery™ and Critical Care™. Alvarado Hospital offers more than 25 programs and services, including the Advanced Spine & Joint Institute, cardiac services, San Diego Rehabilitation Institute outpatient rehabilitation, sexual medicine, geriatric-psychiatric care, vascular services, and an Emergency Department that is accredited for geriatric care. To learn more, visit www.AlvaradoHospital.com.

Responsibilities

Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician. Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient. In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  1. State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) Licenserequired.
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current
  3. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.
  4. 2 years experience as an RCP preferred
  5. ACLS certificate within 60 day of hire and maintain current
  6. NRP certificate preferred.
  7. PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current
  8. Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree required. If there is no Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science Degree, a high school diploma or equivalent is required

 

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