Under direct supervision of the Clinical Manager, and as directed by physician, provide for excellent patient care through the assessment of patients’ cardio-pulmonary status, by set up and operation of various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness and by interdisciplinary team member collaboration.
Minimum Education: Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy, bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy preferred.
1-2 years of experience working as a Respiratory Therapist in an Acute Care Hospital setting preferred.
Required License/Certification: Valid California Respiratory Care Practitioner License. RRT and CRT Licensure required for employees hired 11/01/19 or later.
NRP, BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications required from the American Heart Association.
Annual AB 508 Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire or transfer into the department and maintained by renewal before expiration date
As part of Keck Medicine of USC, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital is the only community hospital in the Foothills area of Los Angeles backed by an academic medical center. With its 40-year legacy of personalized care from expert physicians, experienced nurses and a dedicated staff the community has come to know and trust, USC–VHH brings patients the latest medical advancements and 24/7 emergency services. Join this world-class team providing highly-specialized care, up-to-the-minute research and innovative clinical trials.
The hourly rate range for this position is $39.00 to $64.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
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