Posted

30+ days ago

Location

Vallejo, CA

Description

Position Overview:


POSITION SUMMARY:


Performs therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency respiratory care procedures and provides assessment, treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.


Principal Accountabilities


+ Administers medications and treatments and evaluates patient outcomes.

+ Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment.

+ Develops, implements, and coordinates the plan of care based on the diagnosis.

+ Educates the patient and family about prevention and management of cardiopulmonary diseases; provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

+ Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

+ Performs all respiratory care modalities.

+ Provides routine diagnostic modalities.

+ Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls: Code Blue/Rapid Response.


Qualifications:


MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS


Education/including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration:


+ Graduate of Respiratory Care Program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

+ Current California State Licensure by the Respiratory Care Board.

+ BLS Healthcare provider.


Knowledge:


+ Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, chemistry, and physics.

+ Knowledge of bedside pulmonary function testing; mechanics and equipment.

+ Knowledge of arterial puncture and blood gasanalysis, equipment and quality control.

+ Demonstrated familiarity with the Joint Commision on Accredidation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards and College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation standards.


Experience:


+ Acute care clinical experience in Respiratory Care, training in arterial puncture and blood gas analysis.

+ Previous experience in performing EKG is desired.

+ Prior clinical experience is preferred.

+ Ability to perform all aspects of both respiratory and cardiac as outlined in the position description.


Skills:


+ Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

+ Must beable to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.

+ Must be able to understand, read and write the English language.


Organization: Sutter Solano Medical Center

Employee Status: Temporary

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: No

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Yes

Job Shift: Night

Shift Hours: 12 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Every Weekend

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

About the Company

Sutter Health

Sutter Health has a long history in California. Some of our facilities have been providing care in the communities we serve for more than 100 years. Today, we’re proud to partner with more than 12,000 doctors to care for more than 3 million people.

We’re inspired by our Northern California community and work tirelessly to deliver top-rated, affordable healthcare. Doctors, hospitals, care teams and employees in the Sutter Health network are always looking for new, meaningful ways to care for you and your loved ones. We believe that every moment matters when it comes to helping you live a longer, healthier and happier life.

Our not-for-profit network delivers top-rated, personalized care in more than 100 Northern California communities. Recently ranked among the Top 15 Health Systems in the nation by Truven Health Analytics™, our team of more than 50,000 doctors, employees and volunteers partner to spread innovation, improve access to healthcare services and put our patients’ needs first—all to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability.

Company Size

10,000 employees or more

Industry

Healthcare Services

Employee Benefits

Professional Development, Life Insurance, Vacation/paid time off, Flexible Spending Accounts, Medical, Dental and Vision, 401K, Retirement / Pension Plans, Long Term Disability, Tuition Reimbursement

Founded

1921

Website

https://jobs.sutterhealth.org/