Respiratory Care Practitioner II

Job Description:

Overview Dignity Health Mercy Hospital of Folsom is the community hospital serving the Sierra foothills communities of Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, Cameron Park, Shingle Springs and Rescue. With 106 licensed acute-care beds, and a physician staff of nearly 500, our accredited, non-profit hospital has been providing exceptional care for more than 35 years. Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides surgical services including minimally-invasive general, urological and gynecological surgeries. Additionally, Mercy Hospital of Folsom provides comprehensive and award-winning orthopedic services, which include surgery, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation and specialty orthopedic care. In 2016, Mercy Hospital of Folsom was one of 12 Dignity Health hospitals recognized by the Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures. 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 Minimum Qualifications:. Completion of an AMA-approved respiratory therapy program. Current California Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license required. Two (2) years of acute care experiences, with one (1) year of critical care experience. Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certifications though the American Heart Association (AHA) required based on facility requirements Preferred Qualifications:. Current California Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) license preferred

Folsom, California, United States of America


Mercy Hospital Folsom

Mercy Hospital Folsom


12/19/2018 7:55:35 PM

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