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Respiratory Care Practitioner II

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Built-in 1973, Dignity Health Methodist Hospital of Sacramento is committed to providing daily excellence in health care for residents of Sacramento's southern suburbs, including the Elk Grove, Wilton, and Galt communities. Methodist Hospital is home to a 158 acute-care bed facility with 1,120 employees, 283 medical staff, and 29 Emergency Department beds. Methodist Hospital also owns and operates Bruceville Terrace - a 171-bed, sub-acute skilled nursing long-term care facility adjacent to the hospital that provides care for the elderly, as well as those requiring extended recoveries. Methodist Hospital is home to the Family Medicine Residency Program, an accredited and nationally recognized program which provides resident physicians with specialty training in primary care family medicine. Together, the hospital and residency program implemented a ground-breaking curriculum addressing the identification, treatment, and assistance of human trafficking victims and created a one-of-a-kind health clinic for victims, the Human Trafficking Medical Home.

Responsibilities:
Position Summary: -Under general medical and supervisory direction, administers the full range of respiratory care modalities in all patient care areas. -Core Duties and Accountabilities: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, ED and ICU.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity TheftAdoption AssistanceFree Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentRetirement ProgramsWellness Programs

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:Current California Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) licenseCompletion of an American Medical Association-approved Respiratory Therapy programMinimum of two (2) years of experience in an acute care environmentOne (1) year of experience in critical careCurrent Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Suport (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications through the American Heart Association (AHA) are requiredNeonatal Respiratory Program (NRP) certification is required based upon facility requirementsPreferred Qualifications:Current California Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) license required

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Sacramento , Respiratory Care Practitioner II, Healthcare , Sacramento, California

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