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Respiratory Care Practitioner II

Mercy San Juan Medical Center Carmichael, California
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Requisition ID 2021-191088 Employment Type Full Time Department Respiratory Therapy Hours/Pay Period 72 Shift Night 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

Position Summary:

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.


Qualifications

Experience:

  • 2 years minimum of acute care experience, with 1 year of critical care experience.

Education:

  • Completion of an AMA approved respiratory therapy program.

Licensure:

  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner with the State of California.
  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS).
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certifications based on facility requirements.
  • National Board of Respiratory Care certification is preferred. 

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