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Respiratory Care Practitioner II Registered - Grade 770Location: Sacramento, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 793976 Date posted: 06/11/2019
- At least three (3) years regular (20 hours or more per week) of recent experience as Respiratory Care.
- High School Diploma/GED.
- Graduate from a respiratory care education program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP, with 62 semester hours of college credit, including a background in the basic sciences, or baccalaureate degree in an area other than respiratory care or Associates of Arts or Science degree. Respiratory Care Practitioners who received their RCP license prior to 1986 and currently working at Kaiser Permanente are exempt from this educational requirement.
- Certification: Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Certified or Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist by the National Board for Respiratory Care preferred, may be required for this particular position.Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist by the National Board preferred, may be required for this particular position. Respiratory Care Practitioners who received their RCP license prior to 1986 and currently working at Kaiser Permanente are exempt from obtaining their CRT credential.
- Licensure: Respiratory Care Practitioner, Respiratory Care Board of California, Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
- BLS Required.
- Depending on the particular specialty, ACLS, NRP or PALS may be required for this particular position.
- Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, technical manuals, and short correspondence or memos. Ability to write simple correspondence.
- Ability to speak and understand spoken English.
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization
- Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment.
- Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.
- At least one year of recent critical care experience preferred, may be required for this particular position.
- At least one year of clinical experience in neonatal/pediatric respiratory care preferred, may be required for this particular position.
- Keyboard skills preferred.
- Registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists preferred, may be required for this particular position.
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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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.
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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.
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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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