RESPIRATORY THERAPIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 
In 2018, Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties.
 
Join our elite team as a Respiratory Therapist within our department at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. Use your technical skills and experience to help our team in this exciting and fast-paced environment.  Experience a variety of cases throughout our Level 3 NICU, ED, trauma, and Intensive Care Units. The ideal candidate has a thirst for knowledge and is dedicated to working with their team to provide excellent care to all of our patients.  
 
The Respiratory Therapist, in collaboration with other caregivers, assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates actions for respiratory care. Performs all technical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to respiratory care and other core responsibilities necessary to maintain the flow of patient care and comfort in the unit. Responds to critical situations. Utilizes computer systems in performing position duties. Adheres to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Participates in Quality Control, preventative maintenance, and performance improvement activities.
 
This is a 12-hour, Night shift, full-time (72 hours) position, and is located at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla.

Job Requirements

Preferred Experience/Specialized Skills: Prefer three or more years of acute care experience. Excellent interpersonal skills. Enjoys working with the public. Must be able to speak, read, and follow instructions in English. Technically competent in the department skills inventory. Computer literate.

Required Certification/Registration: Current California RCP license required. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification or American Red Cross CRP/AED for the Professional Rescuer certification required.

Preferred Education/Course(s)/Training: Graduate of one or two year AMA School of Respiratory Care.


 
Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, the only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.