RESPIRATORY THERAPIST in San Diego, CA at Scripps Systemwide Resource Services

Date Posted: 9/13/2018

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.
If you’re someone who likes variety and having new experiences every day, our SSRS team in the Respiratory Therapy department is the perfect way for you to leverage your skillset to have the widest positive influence across Scripps Health’s many locations.  Maintain work-life balance with our flexible scheduling practices and develop close relationships with Respiratory teams at all of our different locations. The ideal candidate will adapt quickly to new environments and delight in learning how each site functions to prioritize patient care.
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. Performs other core responsibilities necessary to maintain the flow of patient care and comfort inthe unit. Responds to critical situations. Utilizes computer systems in perfoming position duties. Adheres to Hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Participates in Quality Control, preventative maintenance and performance improvement activities.
This position is within Scripps System wide Resource Services (SSRS) Department.  Therefore, this is an internal Scripps Resource Team that has the opportunity to float to the following five hospitals: Encinitas, La Jolla, Green, San Diego and Chula Vista.  Please confirm your agreement with this requirement prior to submission of your application. Currently available in this role we have full-time, part-time, and casual (per-diem).

Job Requirements

Experience/Specialized Skills:Prefer one or more years acute care experience. Excellent interpersonal skills. Enjoys working with the public. Must be able to speak, read, and follow instructions in English. Technically competent inthe 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.

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

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.