Respiratory Care Practitioner II
Company: Dignity Health -
Posted on: March 19, 2020
Overview:Mercy San Juan Medical Center, a Dignity Health member,
is a nationally recognized not-for-profit hospital located in
Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento
County and south Placer County. The 370-bed facility is one of the
region's largest and most comprehensive medical centers, caring for
more than 150,000 people each year and contains the only
Comprehensive Stroke Center in the greater Sacramento region.
Under general medical and supervisory direction, administers the
full range of respiratory care modalities in all patient care
areas. Initiates and terminates mechanical ventilation per Cardiac
surgery protocol or physician orders. Operates and maintains blood
gas analyzer. Provides quality respiratory care services including
routine and complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures designed
to evaluate, stabilize, prevent or remedy neonatal, pediatric,
adult and geriatric pulmonary abnormalities. Utilizes a
multi-disciplinary plan of care, including respiratory care
protocols, assesses indications, initiates appropriate therapeutic
interventions and evaluates anticipated outcomes. Acts as a
clinical resource person to department and hospital patient care
team. Provides education to patients and their families.
Willingness to work where needed in NICU, L&D, ED and ICU.
- Minimum of two (2) years of acute care experience, with one (1)
year of critical care experience.
- Completion of an AMA-approved respiratory therapy program.
- Current California Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)
- Current PALS, ACLS,NRP and BLS (must be through AHA)
certifications based on facility requirements.
- Current California Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
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