Tenet Healthcare RRT Respiratory Per Diem in Indio, California

RRT Respiratory Per Diem JFK Memorial Hospital


A Respiratory Therapist is an allied health professional who, under the direction of the Medical Director and Director of Respiratory Services, is responsible for providing Cardiopulmonary care in accordance with specific physician orders according to department policies and procedures to patients with cardiopulmonary disorders. Responsible for routine calibration and quality control of blood gas analyzers. Performs diagnostic testing of the Cardiopulmonary system to aid the physician in diagnosis and treatment of heart & lung disorders. Performs EKG’s as needed. Utilizes analytical and problem solving abilities in caring for the patient. Uses effective verbal and written skills to communicate with people on all levels. Maintains positive working relationships with patient, families, co-workers (inter-and-intra-departmentally), and physicians. Independently manages multiple priorities. Functions as a compassionate and non-judgmental patient care giver and advocate. Uses active listening and teaching skills in providing care and education to patients and families. Participates in Departmental Performance Improvement activities and monitoring as requested.

Must be a graduate of an approved program in respiratory therapy. -Must have BCLS, ACLS, PALS, NALS, or NRP. Must be able to follow instructions, work quickly and accurately in a fast paced environment. Analytical and grammatical skills are necessary to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing. Organizational and multi-tasking skills are essential. Must be fluent in spoken and written English. Must be able to fulfill the essential functions of the position.

Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation

Organization: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital

Title: RRT Respiratory Per Diem

Location: CA-Indio

Requisition ID: 1805010031