Respiratory Therapist - per diem nightsSan Diego, California
IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.
You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.
Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
Summary:The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for administering safe and competent respiratory care as ordered per physician, monitoring mechanical ventilation, administering medications, patient assessment, understanding ramifications of hemodynamic monitoring, understanding blood work results, monitoring, teaching, and training.
Education: As required for Registry by National Board of Respiratory Care for Registry.
Licenses/Certification: Current credential as Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Current licensure from state licensure agency. BLS Certification. Must maintain currency of NBRC credential, BLS Certification and State license.
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