Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Traveling Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Therapist Job
The Respiratory Therapist, under the guidance of the Manager, Department Director, and/or Medical Director, utilizes knowledge and skill at the advanced level to provide direct age-specific and culturally appropriate patient care in the unit and on transport through use of adequate ventilation and oxygenation by use of medical gases and breathing equipment. Employee performs moderate complexity testing to include blood gases, Hbg, electrolytes, glucose, bilirubin and Hct. Serves as clinical resource to new employees and preceptors, participates in patient and staff education. The therapist actively participates in neonatal transports to and from the perinatal center.
Requires two years of specialized training in an approved respiratory therapy program or its equivalent and be certified by the NBRC. Requires current California Respiratory Care Practitioner license (RCP). Requires current certification in BLS
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