University of California - San Diego #97060 Registered Respiratory Therapist I in San Diego, California

#97060 Registered Respiratory Therapist I

Filing Deadline: Fri 12/21/2018

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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 12/12/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 12/21/2018. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

DESCRIPTION

Under supervision, administers all general Respiratory Therapy procedures, including humidity and aerosol therapy, lung inflation maneuvers, and pulmonary secretion clearance methods. Initiates, monitors, trouble shoots and maintains patients on continuous ventilatory support. Administers pharmacological agents and performs CPR. Performs invasive and noninvasive monitoring and diagnostic techniques ascribed to specific critical care areas. Works independently within the ICU, ER and floor care areas. Ability to assist with department and organization's education activities. Adheres to Department and Medical Center's Policies and Procedures. Adheres to UCSD Core Values and C I Care Program guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Two (2) year advance practice RT Education Program/AS Degree.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) issued by the state of California.

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART w/in 6 months of hire date.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Respiratory Advanced Training (RAT).

  • Respiratory Advanced Training (RAT II).

  • Experience working as an RCP (two years full time equivalent preferred).

  • Experience in in pulmonary disease-specific to chronic lung disease, such as Cystic Fibrosis.

  • Experience with obtaining insurance approvals for medications, oxygen, and DME.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

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Payroll Title:

REG RESP THER 1

Department:

Pulmonary: Cystic Fibrosis

Salary Range

Commensurate with Experience

Worksite:

Various

Appointment Type:

Career

Appointment Percent:

90%

Union:

EX Contract

Total Openings:

1

Work Schedule:

Days, 8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.