Job Description

Payroll Title:
HOSP AST 2 PD
Department:
THORNTON RESP THERAPY/PULM
Hiring Salary Range
Per Union Contract
Worksite:
La Jolla Medical Center
Appointment Type:
Per Diem
Appointment Percent:
20%
Union:
EX Contract
Total Openings:
2
Work Schedule:
10 Hour Shifts

As a federally-funded institution, UC San Diego Health maintains a marijuana and drug free campus. New employees are subject to drug screening.

#117176 Respiratory Therapist Assistant - Per Diem

Initial Review Date: Mon 7/11/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, RT Assistants must be able to perform CPR, perform and transmit EKGs at Hillcrest site, prepare RT equipment for patient use including cleaning and assembly and ventilator check out procedures, insure appropriate stock of supplies are available, including monitoring and replacing inventory in both the stock room and RT storage area. Additional duties include endoscope cleaning to support licensed staff performing bronchoscopies. Services provided must be documented and if appropriate, charged.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BART or BLS at time of hire with commitment to get BART within six (6) months of hire date.

  • Familiarity with monitoring and replacing inventory in a hospital stock room and/or RT storage station.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • One to three (1 - 3) years of experience in a healthcare environment.
  • Proven experience with cleaning and assembly and ventilator check-out procedures.
  • Experience with High-Level Disinfectant.
  • Experience performing EKS’s.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system in the San Diego region, providing leading-edge care in patient care, biomedical research, education, and community service. Our facilities include two university hospitals, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, Shiley Eye Institute, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, the only Burn Center in the county, and and dozens of outpatient clinics. We invite you to join our team!

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Application Instructions

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