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Respiratory Care Practitioner I - Per Diem

Mercy San Juan Medical Center Carmichael, California
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Requisition ID 2021-200430 Employment Type Per Diem Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 12 Shift Varied Standard Hours Varied Remote No
Overview

Dignity Health Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a 370-bed not-for-profit Level 2 Trauma Center located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County for more than 50 years. It is one of the area’s largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community’s well-being, our staff and volunteers provide excellence in care for our patients each year. Mercy San Juan Medical Center has received recognition for being a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Center of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery, along with Certificates of Excellence in Perinatal Care, Hip- and Knee- Replacement.


Responsibilities

The incumbent demonstrates competency in patient care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. The incumbent will perform arterial punctures, continuous ventilation, airway maintenance, emergency care, infection control, isolation procedures, maintenance and operation of mechanical ventilators, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, aerosolized medication delivery for the treatment of pulmonary disease, and medical gas administration. The incumbent will access the medications from the medication storage unit and the nurse servers in the patient care areas. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested in professional manner.


Qualifications

Experience:

  • 2 years experience in an acute care hospital setting with 1 year being critical care.
  • If no qualified candidate a training position may be considered, depending on staffing needs.

Education:

  • Completion of an AMA approved respiratory therapy program.

Licensure:

  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner wiht the State of California.
  • BLS (American Heart Association).
  • PALS (American Heart Association).
  • National Board of Respiratory Care certification is preferred. 

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