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#93502 Respiratory Therapist

Filing Deadline: Wed 5/23/2018

This is a UC San Diego Internal Recruitment open to UCSD and UCSD Health System Staff Only

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 05/21/2018 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor. Eligible Disability Counseling and Consulting services (DCC) or Special Selection clients should contact their Vocational Rehabilitation 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).

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.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and several outpatient clinics. UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest is a designated Level I Trauma Center and has the only Burn Center in the county. We invite you to join our dynamic team!

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UC San Diego Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://www-hr.ucsd.edu/saa/nondiscr.html

UC San Diego is a smoke and tobacco free environment. Please visit smokefree.ucsd.edu for more information.

UC San Diego Health Sys
Payroll Title:
RESP CARE PRACTITIONER TCHN
Department:
Respiratory Care
Salary Range
Commensurate with Experience
Worksite:
Hillcrest
Appointment Type:
Career
Appointment Percent:
50%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
1
Work Schedule:
Variable, Variable, Variable

 

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