Reporting to the Respiratory Department Manager, the Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for demonstrating proficiency in the use/operation of respiratory equipment and provision of respiratory treatment to assigned age specific patient population (e.g. infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics) and participates in related continuing education. Provides care to assigned patients according to professional standards and established procedures, using good judgment and personal initiative. Administers medication as prescribed by a physician and performs the drawing and analysis of blood gasses. Other duties assigned as per scope of practice.
Successful completion of an accredited program in Respiratory Care
Three (3) years recent experience in all phases of acute Respiratory Care preferred
Must possess excellent assessment skills to floor therapy and patients on mechanical ventilators
Must possess and maintain throughout the duration of employment:
Current Respiratory Care Practitioner License issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Provider issued by the American Heart Association
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association
Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification issued by the American Heart Association
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: San Ramon, California
Facility: San Ramon Regional Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005044645
About San Ramon Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.