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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Respiratory Care Practitioner II - Respiratory Care in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner II for the Respiratory Care Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Work Schedule: Full Time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 12-hour, Nights

Job Summary:

An RCP II is defined as an RCP that has acquired the Registered Respiratory Therapist credential (RRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care. The RCP II will provide routine, emergent and critical (adult and neonatal ICU) respiratory care to the area of assignment under the direction of the Respiratory Care Management.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates competent patient care assessment skills for all age groups.

  • Delivers routine and emergent respiratory care consistent with department policies and procedures utilizing all medication, devices and equipment safely and accurately.

  • Establishes and implements goal oriented, outcomes driven patient care plans according to guidelines.

  • Educates patients, families, and health care team on all aspects of Respiratory care.

  • Provides consistent, appropriate, accurate documentation of patient assessment and clinical data.

  • Maintains a safe, clean environment for patients, visitors, and members of the health care team.

  • Contributes to the management and efficient operation of the department.

  • Maintains commitment for self-growth and competency and a willingness to evaluate/accept new techniques, concepts and equipment as introduced.

  • Participates as an active, cooperative professional member of the Patient Care Team.

  • Performs all responsibilities within the values and framework of the philosophy of the St. Joseph Health System.

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner I and II: Maintains stock and equipment.


  • Ability to communicate professionally.

  • Exercises critical thinking skills in an environment which includes varying, unpredictable, and crisis circumstances.

  • Basic computer and data entry skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:


  • Coursework/Training - Graduate of an accredited College, in the field of Respiratory Therapy.

  • Coursework/Training - Training specific to area of assignment.

Experience: Experience in an acute (routine and critical) respiratory care setting.


  • Current California RCP license.

  • Current RRT Certification.

  • Current BLS Certification.

  • Current NRP Certification.

  • Current ACLS Certification.

  • Current PALS Certification.

Providence St. Joseph Health (Providence) has worked for decades to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County facilities aligned with Providence include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center. In addition, the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital and 43-bed Healdsburg Hospital are secular (non-religious) affiliates of Providence. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group doing business as St. Joseph Health Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network (post-acute care services). We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.

Providence provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Respiratory Therapists

Req ID: R357453