Respiratory Care Practitioner II (RCP II), Pulmonary Function Service - Per Diem/Days (8hr)

Long Beach Medical Center
Per Diem
Day Job
Job Listing: 
Respiratory Therapy

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Position Summary

The Respiratory Care Practitioner II, Pulmonary Function Lab is competent in performing all pulmonary function tests including spirometry, lung volumes body plethysmography, diffusing capacity, 6-minute walk tests, exercise physiology, Lung Clearance Index tests and arterial blood gases.The RCP II, Pulmonary Function Lab assists physicians with diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopies, Bronchial Thermoplasty, CCHD and EBUS.The RCP II, Pulmonary Function Lab is knowledgeable in all aspects of lung disease states and provides therapeutic, diagnostic and educational interventions to patients in the outpatient adult and pediatric clinic settings. Outpatient adult and pediatric clinic settings include Cystic Fibrosis, Cycle Cell Anemia, Asthma, Tracheostomy/Home Ventilation/Home Medical Equipment, and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. A competent practitioner in diagnostic, therapeutic and educational procedures, the RCP II, Pulmonary Function Lab relies on standards, policies and procedures to determine which aspects of a situation are important.The competent RCP II Pulmonary Function Lab responds to most situations with speed, confidence and flexibility and is able to handle unanticipated problems or emergencies.This RCP is a positive force in the advancement of professional practice and quality of patient care in the pulmonary function laboratory and clinic settings.


Minimum Requirements

  • Graduate of an AMA accredited School for Respiratory Care or equivalent
  • Current CA RCP license
  • RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) required
  • 1+ years of experience in pulmonary function testing required
  • 1+ years of Pediatric experience required
  • AHA BLS-Healthcare Provider, PALS Provider, ACLS Provider - required
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