Respiratory Care Practitioner

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 The Joint Commission as a Top Performer for Key Quality Measures. Responsibilities Position Summary: The position requires independent, critical thinking. The ability to communicate a respiratory assessment to Physicians and other Allied Health Professionals is critical in performing the duties as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. The RCP may be required to work independently and will be required to triage patient care. May access medication storage areas in accordance with their job function and hospital policy. Qualifications Minimum Qualifications:. Current California Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license required. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certifications through the American Heart Association (AHA) required Preferred Qualifications:. Two-year degree. Registration by the National Board of Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred. Five years of experience in direct and indirect respiratory care services, including (but not limited to) the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement a treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative or diagnostic regimen prescribed by a physician and surgeon

Folsom, California, United States of America


Mercy Hospital Folsom

Mercy Hospital Folsom


12/19/2018 7:55:36 PM

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