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Respiratory Care Practitioner III

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:MPHS-Mills-Peninsula Medical CenterPosition Overview:Performs therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency respiratory care procedures and provides assessment, treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies or abnormalities. Exercises sound judgment, and developed clinical skills to provide input to and implement the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis and physician orders in a timely manner. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring and care, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or orient other staff to the department.Job Description:EDUCATION

Other: Graduate of a two-year respiratory care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

RCP-Respiratory Care Practitioner

OR NRP-Neonatal Resuscitation Provider

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

EXPERIENCE

2 years of clinical and practical experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.


SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Knowledge of respiratory therapy principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including some experience responding to traumas and various hospital emergencies.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Capable of performing routine or emergency respiratory care as well as a basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.
  • Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.
  • Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline
  • General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), electronic health records (EHR), and EPIC.
  • Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.
  • Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.
  • Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.
  • Ensure the privacy of each patients protected health information (PHI).
  • Build collaborate relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.
  • Function effectively and perform this position in an emergency situation.
    License/Certifications:BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider - American Heart Association, NRP-Neonatal Resuscitation Provider - American Academy of Pediatrics, RCP-Respiratory Care Practitioner - California Department of Consumer AffairsEducation:Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy (Required)Job Shift:VariedSchedule:Per Diem/CasualShift Hours:8Days of the Week:VariableWeekend Requirements:Once a MonthBenefits:NoUnions:NoPosition Status: Non-ExemptWeekly Hours:1Employee Status:Per Diem/CasualNumber of Openings:0Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.Schedule/Shift: Per Diem/Casual/ NightsRequired
    Preferred
    Job Industries
    • Transportation

Keywords: Sutter Health, Mountain View , Respiratory Care Practitioner III, Other , Mountain View, California

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