Respiratory Therapist - Palomar Vista


Palomar Vista Healthcare Center in Escondido, CA, is seeking a Respiratory Therapist (RT) to join our awesome in-house therapy team.  As a member of our team, you can expect excellent leadership, facility level decision making, competitive compensation and most of all, a fun work environment where you are appreciated and supported to do your best work.

FULL TIME: Flexible schedule with work-life balance
Pay: $30-38/hour
Feel free to call or text Shaun at (208) 731-9969 with any questions or to set up an interview. 

You can check out our benefits here on our website:

Core Values (CAPLICO): Customer Second, Accountability, Passion for Learning, Love One Another, Intelligent Risk Taking, Celebration, Ownership. These values are the core of who we are as an organization and shared among all affiliated facilities.

Browse our website at and find out why we are truly different in dignifying long term care.

  • Every facility has an in-house therapy team – no contract therapy company. All department teams work for the facility and share the same goals.
  • Each facility is independently operated with local leadership and no corporate red tape.
  • Decisions made at the facility for the facility staff and community needs.
    • Work-life balance with a flexible schedule
    • Strong infection control to keep staff/residents safe
    • In house therapy team – job stability, growing company
    • Option for a set schedule when covering vacations
    • Get a call or text as early as possible in last minute coverage request scenarios
    • Participate in CEU classes offered to entire therapy team

As a Respiratory Therapist you will play a crucial role in the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with pulmonary disorders. Your expertise will ensure the highest standard of care for patients in a skilled nursing setting, contributing to their recovery and quality of life. You will help with the following:

  • Develop and implement individualized care plans focusing on pulmonary rehabilitation, considering the specific needs of each patient.
  • Perform therapeutic procedures such as chest physiotherapy, postural drainage, and aerosolized medication administration to improve lung function and patient well-being.
  • Educate patients and their families on lung health, breathing exercises, and strategies to improve daily functioning.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, and physical therapists to provide holistic care.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed patient records, documenting all treatment plans, interventions, and patient progress.
  • Stay current with the latest respiratory therapy techniques and technologies, integrating them into patient care as appropriate.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance and operation of all respiratory therapy equipment.

Licensed Respiratory Therapist
This position is open to RTs at all experience levels. New Grads Welcome!

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.