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Travel Respiratory Therapist

Company: NurseFly
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Job Description:

About the jobMed Travelers is seeking a travel Respiratory Therapist for a travel job in San Leandro, California:


  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: 07/27/2020
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours, nights

    Job Description & Requirements

    Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU)

    StartDate: 07/27/2020Available Shifts: 12 N Pay Rate: $1350.00 - 1550.00

    Under supervision of a physician experienced in respiratory care, is expected to assume clinical responsibility for specific respiratory care modalities & to adjust or modify therapeutic techniques w/in well-defined procedures based on a limited range of patient responses. Works under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor or at the direction of a technical lead to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assignment & to perform special duties required by the assignment. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained. Special duties may include provision of basic & advanced respiratory care to neonatal & pediatric patients in the intensive care unit & during transport. It also may include performance of a variety of diagnostic tests of the cardiopulmonary system & to determine the effect of disease & treatment on that system. Essential Functions:

    Selects, reviews, obtains & interprets data

    Accurately transcribes physician orders to electronic charting system or dept'l patient master

    Interprets data to formulate goal-directed plan of care & determines requirements for treatment

    Recommends procedures to obtain additional data including radiographs, bronchoscopy, Gram stain & C&S, spirometry, blood gas analysis, lung mechanics, work of breathing, EKG, & noninvasic monitoring

    Performs diagnostic modalities

    Performs procedures & interprets results: ABG sampling & analysis, co-oximetry, spirometry, pressure-volume & flow-volume loops, cuff pressure, & sputum induction

    Selects, assembles & checks equipment for proper function, operation & cleanliness

    Ensures proper function & ready availability of respiratory related life support equipment

    Troubleshoots & performs minor repairs of equipment

    Participates in routine dept'l programs of cleaning, disinfecting & sterilizing of respiratory care & other related equipment

    Initiates, conducts & modifies prescribed therapeutic or diagnostic procedures

    Observes established safety & security procedures & protects patients from nosocomial infection

    Explains planned therapy or procedures & goals to patient in understandable terms to achieve optimal therapeutic outcomes

    Conducts therapeutic procedures to maintain a patient airway, remove bronchopulmonary secretions, and/or achieve adequate ventilation & oxygenation

    Monitors patient's physiological responses to therapy, recognizes patient adverse reaction & stops or modifies or recommends modification to procedure based on patient response

    Documents all required info in the medical record according to dept'l policy & procedure

    Initiates pressure-cycled/volume-cycled/high frequency ventilation

    Weans/modifies mechanical ventilation according to assessment & physician orders

    Assists w//or performs extubation

    Conducts patient education & disease mgmt

    Contributes to dept'l quality improvement activities

    Assesses priorities for delivery of patient care & redistributes resources as necessary

    Protects data from intentional or unintentional destruction, modification, or disclosure

    Maintains a current knowledge base of dept'l info mgmt systems, including collection, maintenance, & dissemination of info, as well as approp audit trails

    Participates in continuing education for professional development in Respiratory Care & related fields

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities

    Required Qualifications

    NBRCT; BLS; NRP; ACLS

    NICU Experience Required

    May float to ADULT, MCH , ED

    Experience in ORTHO, GENERAL SURG, BRONCHS, BLOOD GASES, PULSE OXIMETER, EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT

    Top 10 Diagnosis: SEPSIS, CHF, ESRD, PNEMONIA, DIABETES, NEO NATAL RESP SUPPORT, STROKE, RESP FAIL

    Preferred Qualifications

    NRP and NICU Level 4 experience

    Facility Location

    A suburb of San Francisco and Oakland, San Leandro has easy access to all the shopping, dining, entertainment, and sporting attractions of Californias Bay Area, while also providing a residential, family-friendly atmosphere to call home. The San Leandro Marina offers boat docking, picnic areas, and trails for hiking and biking; here youll also find the San Leandro Family Aquatic Center and Lake Chabot Regional Park, popular with campers and fishers.

    Job Benefits

    Allied travel assignments are typically for 13 weeks and offer generous packages that include:





    • Competitive pay rates

    • Medical, Dental, Vision

    • 401(k) and Flex Spending

    • Life Insurance

    • Accident and Short-term Disability Coverage

    • Free Continuing Education

    • Free Private Housing

    • Refer a friend and earn extra cash!


      AboutMed Travelers Job ID #1751438. Pay package is based on 12 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined. Posted job title: Registered Respiratory Therapist Registered Respiratory Therapist - Neonatal Intensive Care - (RRT - NICU).About Med TravelersMed Travelers is the industry leader in allied travel healthcare staffing, matching qualified allied clinicians and healthcare professionals with thousands of temporary, travel and local assignments, as well as permanent allied career opportunities, all throughout the United States.

      As a company of AMN Healthcare healthcares workforce innovator and the nations largest provider of clinical staffing services Med Travelers holds key relationships with many of the nations leading healthcare organizations. From physical therapist and PTA jobs to occupational therapist and COTA jobs, from speech-language pathologist jobs to medical technologist positions, clinicians can turn to Med Travelers for exclusive nationwide allied travel job opportunities not found anywhere else.

Keywords: NurseFly, San Leandro , Travel Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , San Leandro, California

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