Per Diem RT

Looking to join a per diem with a flexible schedule? Want to work at some of Southern California's best hospitals while having the flexibility to have a work life balance? Come join our team! a full-time per diem RT. 

Summary of Duties:

Responsible for utilizing the respiratory process to provide therapy on assigned patients under the direction of a MD during a shift. Responsible for following the protocols and procedures as directed by the facility using time and resources efficiently. Supervised by and responsible to the department manager or designee of the unit.


  • A graduate from an accredited Respiratory Program.

  • A current Respiratory License for the State of California and free from disciplinary action. RCP and RRT

  • A current BLS, ACLS, and PALS card with valid expiration date.

  • NRP strongly preferred 

  • Successful completion of any and all tests for the specialty area(s) in which the respiratory professional practices were applicable.

  • Proof of fulfillment of the health screening criteria required by client facilities indicating the respiratory professional is in good health and able to work without physical limitations and is free of communicable disease.

  • Completion, upon hire and annually thereafter, of the required CEU’s for respiratory professionals.

  • Able to comprehend the English language verbally and written.

  • Detailed knowledge of the respiratory practice and care delivery in terms of what and how work is to be done as well as why it is to be done. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and incorporate them into the patient care plan.

Preferred Skills:

  • Age Specific

  • Bilingual a plus

  • NICU/PICU a plus


  • Make decisions that are varied but are confined to situations which are familiar and specific to their specialty.

  • Exercise choice in how work is accomplished with independence to operate within established policies, procedures and schedules.

  • Work on your feet and walk for at least 8 hours a day. Assumes and maintains various postural positions including but not limited to kneeling, reaching, bending, crouching and lifting. Repositions and transfer patients, and able to push and pull patients in a wheelchair and/or cart.

  • Administers respiratory treatments as prescribed by the MD using standard protocols.

  • Assists in orientation of new staff as requested and serves as a resource person and professional role model.

  • Willingness to float to other areas of a facility in which the respiratory therapist is qualified to work in upon manager’s request.

  • Responsible for current respiratory standards and supports facility philosophy and programs in order to maintain quality.

Salary: DOE and location. Our rates vary based off what facility a therapist works at.

Shift Availability: Must be able to commit to a minimum of 1 shift per week. NOC and Day shift both available


If you are interested in applying or learning more, please submit your resume below or call us directly at 714-832-5776 to speak with one of our PRN recruiters.