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Category
Therapists
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Department
Pulmonary Physiology
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Schedule
Full Time
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Shift
Varies
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Hours
10 Hour Shift
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Location
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Job #
R0259017
  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • The Adult/Pediatric Respiratory Care Practitioner is an individual who is professionally skilled in the application of respiratory care services and must have the ability to work well with minimum supervision. This person focuses on providing care for the adult, geriatric, and critical pediatric patients. Abilities to meet the specific needs of these age groups may be gained through previous education, experience and/or additional education and training. May be responsible for intubation procedures requiring specialized training depending on staffing needs. May act in a temporary capacity as team leader. Must be competent to work in all areas of the hospital. Maintains communication between physicians, nursing and other departments as part of the health care delivery team. Participates in Performance Improvement and Quality Assessment activities and interdisciplinary teams as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Reports to
    • Respiratory Team Leader, Respiratory Care Supervisor, and Director, Respiratory Care Services
  • Supervises
    • None
  • Ages of Patients
    • Neonate/ Infant
    • Pediatric
    • Adolescent
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Graduate from an AMA or JRCRTE approved Respiratory Therapy program.
      • Preferred: Associate degree.
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: Current and valid Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license from the Respiratory Care Board of California; current and valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); current and valid CPR (BLS) card from the American Heart Association or other approved provider
      • Preferred: NRP
    • Experience
      • Required: A minimum of six (6) months of hospital experience.
      • Preferred: Minimum two years experience in an acute care facility
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Promotes and provides a safe and effective Respiratory Care to patients.
    • Performs patient assessment and develops an appropriate plan of care according to hospital policy and protocols.
    • Demonstrates the care and operation of respiratory therapy equipment according to technical specifications and application of equipment.
    • Performs routine respiratory care procedures as appropriate for clinical patient care areas according to hospital policy or protocols.
    • Performs respiratory care procedures as appropriate for critical care areas according to hospital policy or protocols.
    • Performs charting and documentation that is consistently complete, accurate, legible and informative.
    • Provides teaching and educational material to the patient and/or significant others concerning respiratory therapy.
    • Responds to emergency situations and provides appropriate and timely treatments.
    • Provides specialized care (e.g. bronchoscopy, trans-tracheal oxygenation)
    • Participates in activities resulting in professional and departmental growth. Attends continuing education programs to promote professional growth and maintains licensure in a timely manner.
    • Completes tasks in allotted time at the end of each shift.
    • Assists with writing, implementing and updating policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as requested.