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Respiratory Care Practitioner - Sleep Specialist

Primary Location Anaheim, California Worker Location Onsite Facility Lakeview Medical Offices Job Number 1279966 Date posted 05/15/2024
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Job Summary:

Assists in the planning, development and implementation of respiratory care programs that coordinate high quality, cost-effective care for patients with Sleep Disorders. Collaborates with managers, physicians and patient care staff to identify and resolve pulmonary care system issues. Directly facilitates pulmonary care functions that expedite the patients work-up and follow-up in both the hospitals and clinics.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Educate patients in a class room setting on various sleep disorders.

  • Instruct patients on home diagnostic sleep equipment.

  • Reading sleep studies and providing preliminary diagnosis to patients.

  • Instruct patients on the proper use of therapeutic equipment used for Obstructive Sleep Apnea and other home ventilatory support systems.

  • Process referrals to other sleep entities and healthy living providers.

  • Assists in the planning, development and implementation of respiratory care programs that coordinate high quality, cost-effective care for patients with COPD, hypoventilation, neuro-muscular disease, Sleep Apnea and all other sleep disorders.

  • Collaborates with managers, physicians and patient care staff to identify and resolve Sleep Disorder issues as well as Pulmonary Care Issues.

  • Conduct follow up consultations with CPAP users to ensure adherence or refer patients to alternative treatment.

  • Inform patients of the sleep physicians final results.

  • Provide case manager consultations to patients referred by the physicians.

  • Consistently supports compliance and the Principles of Responsibility (Kaiser Permanentes Code of Conduct) by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization, acting with ethics and integrity, reporting non-compliance, and adhering to applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations, accreditation and licenser requirements (if applicable), and Kaiser Permanentes policies and procedures.

  • In addition to defined technical requirements, accountable for consistently demonstrating service behaviors and principles defined by the Kaiser Permanente Service Quality Credo, the KP Mission as well as specific departmental/organizational initiatives.

  • Also accountable for consistently demonstrating the knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors necessary to provide superior and culturally sensitive service to each other, to our members, and to purchasers, contracted providers and vendors.

  • Kaiser Permanente is an EEO/AA Employer.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year of sleep disorder-related experience required.


  • Bachelors Degree in Respiratory Care, Health Care Administration or four (4) years of experience in a directly related field required.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
  • Polysomnographic Technologist Certificate from Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists OR Registered Respiratory Therapist - Sleep Disorder Specialist Certificate from National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner License (California)
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist Certificate from National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Basic Life Support
Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Computer skills and experience with nasal CPAP and BIPAP equipment required.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent experience facilitating performance improvement projects and experience planning, coordinating and implement programs preferred.
  • Recent experience in patient education in respiratory disease and sleep disorders preferred.
Primary Location: California,Anaheim,Lakeview Medical Offices Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 04:30 PM Job Schedule: Call-in/On-Call Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-SCAL-01|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Anaheim Kraemer Med Office I - Neurology-Sleep Laboratory - 0806 Pay Range: $47.06 - $60.87 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest