Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Respiratory Therapist ll - Adult to Pediatrics in San Diego, California

Job Description

Respiratory Therapist ll - Adult to Pediatrics

Job Category: Technical & Professional

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Facility: Main Campus - Serra Mesa

Schedule: Full time - Benefits Eligible

Shift: Varying

Hours: Varying

Req Number: 48231.4

Job Details:

We are currently offering a unique opportunity to transition from an adult-based practice to pediatrics. This program includes classes and shifts with a clinical preceptor. We will be accepting applications through December 23, 2016. The program will begin in March 2017.

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions affecting the cardiopulmonary system for both children and adults. Selects and administers the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, development level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek appropriate resources, as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy or a diploma from a NBRC certified Respiratory Therapist Program

3 years of experience

California Respiratory Care Practitioner License

RRT certification

PALS certification

NRP certification

CPR certification (Issued by American Heart Association Provider)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy

5 years of Adult ICU experience

Neonatal Pediatric Specialist, Asthma Educator Certification

Previous pediatric experience

Bilingual

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