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Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem - (8795)

Facility Name
Corona Regional Medical Center
CORONA, CA 92882 US (Primary)
Career Area
Allied Health
Job Description

Corona Regional Medical Center

Corona Regional Medical Center is a 238-bed hospital facility on two campuses, providing comprehensive healthcare services.  It is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, employs over 1100 trained healthcare workers, and has a Medical Staff of approximately 350 physicians representing over 40 specialties.

Building a Healthier Community...Big Changes are already here!

Corona Regional Medical Center and UC Irvine Health are proud of our affiliation and Corona Regional’s NEW emergency department that is double the size of the former emergency area is now open and includes plans for future patient rooms.

Respiratory Therapist

Reporting to the Respiratory Therapy Supervisor this position provides respiratory therapy which includes assessment, treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation including ABG lab procedures, puncture and analysis and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system. Provides consultation, instruction, and/or technical direction to medical, nursing, and other staff members. Does limited cardiology diagnostic procedures.


Essential Job Duties:

Completes a thorough history/assessment of patients of various ages, ranging from newborn to geriatric taking into consideration the physiological/anatomical needs of the patient.

Observes, identifies, and collects data to identify respiratory care needs of the patient, newborn to geriatric, with their needs reflected in the plan of care.

Reads and interprets physician orders. Confers with medical staff and nursing and offers new or alternate modes of therapy based on assessment and individualized patient care plan.

Identifies and plans appropriate safety precautions to be taken to prevent injury when dealing with all age specific groups.

Sets up and operates various types of equipment to administer prescribed treatment plan to include doses of medical gases and aerosolized medication to patients of varying ages ranging from newborn to geriatric.

Plans and documents patients/significant others' education needs. Documents intervention and understanding of identified learner on educational flow sheet.

Documentation reflects intervention and outcome of care. Care plan updated and resolutions are documented.

Demonstrates basic knowledge of respiratory care intervention associated with patient’s disease status. Exhibits knowledge of technical skills required to implement safe respiratory care and health promotion of the hospitalized patient as demonstrated through practices; airway management and maintenance, including endotrachael intubation and tracheostomy care, and mechanical ventilator care, bronchial hygiene, diagnostic testing (i.e., ABG laboratory procedures, ABG puncture, ABG analysis, bronchoscopy , spirometry, and pulse oximetry), 12 lead ECG rhythms, oxygen and continuous aerosol therapy, code blue emergencies.

Demonstrates proficiency in the use of equipment.

Provides care and meaningful reports to fellow workers and physicians.

Orients new personnel to the department.

Communicates significant changes on patient conditions and abnormal diagnostic data requiring medical attention.

Participates in Quality Improvement monitoring.

Completes daily routine of assigned tasks.

Shows flexibility in hours to reflect work load.

Upholds the standards of patient care in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner.

Participates in unit meetings at least 50% of the time.


Job Requirements

Job Requirements:

Current State of California License in Respiratory Therapy or Applicant Work Permit required. (Revised 10/09/07)

Current BLS (CPR) required.

Current ACLS required within 90 days of start date.

Current NRP lessons 1-9 are required within 90 days of start date for acute care hospital employees only.

Current PALS required within 90 days of start date for acute care hospital employees only.


This opportunity offers the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match


One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.


Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.


Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.


*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.


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