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Certified Respiratory Therapist

  • 411030
  • Pedi
  • November 16, 2018
  • 1010 Murray Avenue
  • San Luis Obispo, CA 93405
  • 12 N
  • 13 Weeks
  • December 10, 2018
  • Med Travelers
  • Temporary
  • $31.00 - $36.00
  • *Wages are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Job Description & Requirements

Certified Respiratory Therapist

SHIFT: 12 hour nights

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS: CRT or RRT with active California license. CURRENT BLS, ALCS, PALS, NRP. 2+ years of experience and 50 mile radius rule. Must have: Current experience in Level III or above NICU with current newborn intubation experience. Adult Care experience. MUST HAVE: NICU, and Newborn advance airway and life support experience, Adult Critical Care experience. Able to perform arterial puncture and arterial blood gas analyses. Skilled in ventilator management, NPPV, CPAP, IPPV, IPV, CPR, aerosol administration, Incentive Spirometry, oxygen administration, airway management ( includes mechanical suctioning devices ), Chest Physiotherapy, Sputum Induction, Acquiring patient EKG's, and simple spirometries. Orientation to care of the pediatric patient and annual competencies addressing the care of infants, children, adolescents, and adults. At least 2 years neonatal Intubation and transport experience required. Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program. Able to perform arterial puncture and arterial blood gas analyses. Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is an impairment. Requires an associate's degree and a credential of Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT). May be expected to maintain a CPR certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager.

Preferred Qualifications

START DATE: 12/10/2018 for 13 weeks

Facility Location

Located halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, San Luis Obispo is situated in the heart of California's Central Coast where you can spend your day exploring miles of white, sandy beaches, browsing through quaint stores and museums, wine tasting or hiking or bicycling in and around the rolling hills. From the emerald green vineyards to the brilliant blue ocean, you’ll discover a unique mix of food, wine, recreation, art and culture—not to mention the jaw-dropping opulence of Hearst Castle—all set amidst warm, friendly surroundings.

Job Benefits

Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:

  • Competitive pay rates
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k) and Flex Spending
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage
  • Free Continuing Education
  • Free Private Housing
  • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!

About the Company

Med Travelers, an AMN Healthcare company, is the leader in allied healthcare staffing. Our relationships with numerous healthcare facilities - including hospitals, home health agencies, school systems, and long-term care facilities - enable us to offer the most current temporary therapy positions and medical imaging jobs. And our traveler customer service is among the best in the industry. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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Med Travelers

8840 Cypress Waters
Blvd. Suite 300
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