Community Health Systems Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem Varied in Watsonville, California


The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for the administration of ventilator management, gas therapy, humidity, aerosol therapy, intermittent pressure breathing treatments, basic pulmonary function tests, arterial punctures and ABG interpretation, 12-lead EKGs, assist as required at bronchoscopy procedures, CPAP/BiPAP therapy, high flow 02 therapy and oximetry monitoring.


Education: Graduation from accredited Respiratory Care Program/College.

Experience: At least two years experience in acute hospital setting. Experience with Neonatal and Adult ventilators; Adult/Pediatric EKGs. Computer skills.

Licenses and/or Certifications : Valid California State license for Respiratory Care Practitioner (R.C.P.) and American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR required. NRP, ACLS & PALS required prior to the completion of department orientation/independent practice.

Job: Respiratory Therapy

Organization: Watsonville Hospital

Location: CA-Watsonville

Requisition ID: 1742587