Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner in San Pedro, California
Providence is calling a Per Diem, Variable Shift Respiratory Care Practitioner to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA.
In this position you will:
Care for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities which affect the pulmonary system and associated aspects of cardiopulmonary and other systems function within the scope of practice of Respiratory Care Practice Act 1996.
Perform a variety of technical procedures that require independent judgment of initiative to apply prescribed treatments and testing in a safe, professional manner.
Be accountable and responsible for the delivery of direct respiratory care to all age ranges of patients from neonates to adults.
Utilize a collaborative care patient management process, meeting established standards of respiratory care and integrating other health care team members.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Current California State Respiratory Care Practitioner license.
Registered Respiratory Therapist required for all new grad Respiratory Therapist applicants.
Note: Respiratory Therapist credentialed prior to 1/1/15 are grandfathered as Certified Respiratory Therapists.
Current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) certification for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association.
Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS ) certification sponsored by the American Heart Association within 6 months of hire
Pediatric Advanced Life Support ( PALS ) certification sponsored by the American Heart Association within 6 months of hire
1 years experience in the acute care setting.
Neonatal Resuscitation Program ( NRP ) certification or completion within 6 months of hire.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Electrocardiogram ( EKG ) competency certification.
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ( NICU ) experience
Membership in professional organization: CSRC, AARC
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 259-bed nonprofit hospital that has served the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. Our Medical Center offers a comprehensive array of medical and surgical services each distinguished by innovation, quality and excellence in its respective area. We received the CHART “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART. We ranked in the top 21 among more than 240 hospitals throughout the state compared by California Healthcare Foundation, and were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers. As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
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Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Respiratory Therapists
Location: California-San Pedro
Req ID: 221022