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Providence Respiratory Therapist in Santa Monica, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist for Per Diem Night Shift at Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

We are seeking a Respiratory Therapist who will assess need, administer, and evaluate response to respiratory care procedures such as oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, hyperinflation therapy, and bronchial hygiene therapies. Provide mechanical ventilatory support and CPR. Assist physicians with bronchoscopies. Perform arterial and venous blood draws, operate ABG machines, and performs EKG’s and pulmonary function screenings.

In this position you will:

  • Perform patient assessments

  • Participate in goal directed plans based on outcomes

  • Implement role based on department, unit, and hospital standards

  • Participate in evaluating effectiveness of duties

  • Participate in identifying patient/significant other learning needs and demonstrate measures to meet these

  • Delegates to appropriate team members

  • Demonstrate applied knowledge when caring for selected patient populations including care to the age of patients served

  • Demonstrate competency in selected skills including, but not limited to:

  • Aerosol Therapy

  • Hyperinflation Therapy

  • Bronchial Hygiene Therapy

  • Ventilator Management

  • ABG Draw and Analysis

  • Demonstrate responsibility and accountability for own professional practice in regards to:

  • Attendance, punctuality, and confidentiality

  • Positive public relation image and working relationships

  • Obtaining necessary knowledge and skill to maintain competence

  • Completing all mandatory requirements, including licensure, annual safety films, CPR certification, infection control, and annual physicals

  • Participates in the development and attainment of team, department and health center goals including:

  • Attending and participating in team meetings

  • Volunteering or accepting assignment for projects

  • Mission, vision and team ground rules

  • Demonstrate documentation on patient care records, unit and health center forms

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • Sufficient for license/registration

  • RRT required for all new Respiratory Therapist applicants hired on or after 1/1/15

  • Note, Respiratory Therapists credentialed prior to 1/1/15 are grandfathered as CRTs

  • Current RCP license in the State of California

  • Current BLS card required

  • 1 year experience following RCP licensure

  • Capable of dealing effectively with multiple demands and events

  • Able to prioritize, organize and coordinate patient care

Preferred qualifications:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, visit:

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Night

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 265931

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