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Respiratory Care Prac II Per Diem 772000

Company: Huntington Hospital
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we've grown from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington family, you'll be empowered to enact change that continuously improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and dignity, to all who need it.
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772000 Respiratory Therapy

Responsible for the delivery of Respiratory Care to inpatients and outpatients requiring licensed practitioner skill levels to intervene in complex patient care situations. Assumes responsibility for policy and procedure formulations, quality management activities and collaborative committee participation. Assumes evaluator responsibility for new hires and others as directed within area of responsibility. Assists with clinical based research projects related to defining/monitoring appropriateness and effectiveness of delivered respiratory care. Performing work in accordance with physician orders. Defined duties are performed in the neonatal, pediatric and adult patient populations in floor, intermediate, intensive and emergency care areas. Functional breakdown of responsibilities: Patient Care Duties (85%); Continuing Education (5%); Performance Improvement (5%); Professional Development (3%); Evaluator/Mentorship (2%). This position requires flexibility of hours. This position requires the ability to take on-call for patients requiring emergency procedures and transports.

Graduate of an accredited school by the National Board of Respiratory Care. Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.

Two years experience as a Critical Care RCP preferred for applicable Age Specific patient population: neonatal, pediatrics and adults. Work experience that promotes group/team working relationships preferred.

Current California RCP License
Current RRT from the National Board for Respiratory Care, (Effective 10/1/2016)
Current American Heart Association BLS and PALS Provider required.
Current American Heart Association ACLS Provider (required if on Intubation team and or Lead RCP).

Effective 11/1/2017 for all new hires/transfers:
Current NRP if working in NICU.
Current NPS preferred if working in NICU/PEDS area.
Current active member of AARC (American Association of Respiratory Care) preferred.
Current ACCS (Adult Critical Care Specialty) preferred if working in Adult Critical Care area.

Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and interactions relative to the specific age of a patient. Work involves contact with patients of all ages, family members, physicians, nursing, and all other members of the health care team. Work is performed in all areas of HH.
Demonstrates knowledge of e-mail, computer input and word processor applications.
Must maintain annual skill requirements.

Worker Type:
Per Diem

Part time


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