Adult/NICU Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem


As a Respiratory Therapist in the UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica you'll have access to the absolute latest technology and treatments for the care of your patients. With the possibility of working anywhere in the health system, you'll handle clinical situations ranging from the routine to the highly complex for adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients.

Assignments include all critical care areas, Emergency Department, medical floors, Operating Room and intensive care units. Perform routine and complex Respiratory Therapy for adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients. Assignments may be required to work in any area in the Health System.

BCLS required; must have NRP.

PALS and NPS preferred.

License: CA - RCP RRT

Certifications: RRT Required

Degree: AA/AS Required

Experience: 3 years Registered Respiratory Therapist by The National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

Must have NICU experience.

Demonstrated knowledge and skill in all theories and practices of current Respiratory Therapy. Ability to determine appropriate modes of care when provided with a care plan by physician. Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, nurses, and co-workers. Skill in set-up, monitoring and troubleshooting all Respiratory Equipment. Ability to provide excellent service, promote customer satisfaction, provide quality care and create a positive, progressive and friendly environment throughout the entire UCLA Healthcare Community, while maintaining the confidentiality of patients and families.

Will be rotating in Adults, Peds and the NICU.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.