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Respiratory Care Therapist

Company: Talantage, LLC
Location: Porterville
Posted on: March 12, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Respiratory Care Therapist

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Under the direction of the Respiratory Care Supervisor, administers various types of prescribed respiratory treatments and respiratory care to patients from/in the community according to accepted Respiratory Care procedure. Must hold and maintain a current California license for Respiratory Care Practitioner. Maintain current BLS (CPR) and ACLS certifications.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None- may act as lead if designated.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Directly supervised by the Supervising Respiratory Care Practitioner, Lab Director and Medical Director. Also, under the direction of the Assistant to the Medical Director.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must possess and maintain sufficient strength (lift up to 50 lbs. without assistance), agility, endurance and sensory ability to perform the duties contained in this duty statement.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: On-going interaction with patients from/in the community and community care staff. Potential exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to a clinical nursing environment. Position requires traveling extensively throughout the area to assess patients or train community care staff.


25% Administer respiratory care procedures as prescribed by the primary care provider. Makes interpretive patient judgment as required.

10% Cleans and maintains respiratory equipment.

5% Maintains accurate records on treatments and procedures.

5% Participates in Quality Assurance activities. Instructs patients and staff as indicated in the use of respiratory equipment and respiratory care.

5% Attends and participates in training as required.

10% Maintains a safe, sanitary, and therapeutic environment which promotes respect and dignity for patients and protects the privacy, rights, confidentiality, and physical/emotional well-being of patients.

5% Works extended hours and/or varying shifts.


15% Works with patients from/in the community requiring various levels of care to provide respiratory support and general care.

Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team in all aspects of the development and implementation of the Individual Program Plan.

5% May be assigned in-service responsibilities to provide training to community care staff.

5% Keeps primary care provider and community care staff updated with new equipment, medications and new concepts.

10% Approval to drive state car or van to be able to provide services in the community and carry supplies in a state vehicle.

Talantage, LLC is committed to presenting candidates that contribute to an organizations culture of inclusivity and its commitment to diversity in the workplace are demonstrated through our recruitment practices. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, or veteran status. Our equal opportunity employment efforts comply with all applicable U.S. state and federal laws governing non-discrimination in employment.


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Keywords: Talantage, LLC, Porterville , Respiratory Care Therapist, Healthcare , Porterville, California

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