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Respiratory Care Practitioner IIILocation: Harbor City, CA Job Number: 899966 Date posted: 09/10/2020
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- One (1) year of recent NICU experience within the past 12 months.
- Graduate of an approved 2 year Respiratory Care program accredited by the Respiratory Care Accrediting Board (RCAB) or Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
- National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registry Examination, (RRT).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
- Certification as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) by the State of California. Neonatal Resuscitation Provider Certification (NRP).
- Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT) or Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) is required for any Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) working in the Pulmonary Function Laboratory (PFT).
- Functions at independent level in all areas of Medical/Surgical, Adult and Pediatric Intensive Care areas and Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU).
- Experience requirements may be waived or modified when an appropriate program or course is available and successfully completed for area of specialization
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification (PALS), Sugar & Safe Care-Temperature-Airway-Blood Pressure- Lab Work-Emotional Support. (S.T.A.B.L.E. Certification).
- Two (2) years recent experience in the Neonatal intensive Care Unit in the past 24 months.
- If twelve (12) hour option chosen, shift will be 6:00 pm-6:30 am, back up 8 hour shift will be 10:00 pm to 6:30 am.
- Mon 8 hrs, Tue 8 hrs, Wed 8 hrs, Thu 8 hrs, Sat 8 hours, Sun 8hrs, Tue 8hrs, Wed 8hrs, Fri 8hrs, Sat 8 hrs, Mon 8 hrs, Thu 8hrs.
- Variable hours and days total 8 days per month this is a 12 hour shift position requiring 5,12 hour shifts.
- This person will be required to work in the nursery.
- The position will be assigned the nursery.
- This is an on-call position, days and hours may vary.
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
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Rehab Services Careers
In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.
In addition to inpatient and outpatient opportunities, we also offer home health opportunities, affording you the chance to improve patient outcomes in the home care setting. With outstanding educational opportunities and modern equipment and technology, you'll actively participate in your patients' journey to wellness while continually elevating your own expertise.
Physical And Occupational Therapists
Kaiser Permanente offers full-time, part-time, per diem, and in-house registry opportunities in a variety of practice settings, including home health, inpatient, and outpatient. Additional opportunities include occupational therapist, physical therapist, and licensed physical therapist assistant.
At Kaiser Permanente, Respiratory Care Practitioners are an integral part of our respected health care team. They are responsible for developing patient treatment plans and have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting and challenging areas from adult critical care to cardiology to high-risk delivery. Our Respiratory Care Practitioners have the advantage of computerized state-of-the-art equipment, including life support systems, arterial blood gas analyzers, and non-invasive monitors.
Kaiser Permanente's speech pathologists provide direct patient care to members with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing therapy and treatment programs.
Our audiology professionals are a vital part of our rehab care team. They provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients.
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