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Respiratory Care Permittee/ Respiratory Care Practitioner I (RCPI)/Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner I (RRCPI)/Respiratory Care Practitioner II(RCPII)/Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner II (RRCPII)

Location: Walnut Creek, CA Job Number: 682091 Date posted: 06/13/2018
Description: RC PERMITTEE: Under physician supervision, delivers respiratory care services to patients in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director. Works under the direct guidance and supervision of a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained.
RCPI/RRCPI/RCPII/RRCPII: Under supervision of a physician experienced in respiratory care, in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director, is expected to assume clinical responsibility for specific respiratory care modalities and to adjust or modify therapeutic techniques within well-defined procedures based on a limited range of patient responses. Works under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor or the direction of a technical lead to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assignment and to perform special duties required by the assignment. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained.

Essential Functions:
Including but not limited to: Essential Duties and Responsibilities, Compliance Accountability, Competencies, Physical Demands and Work Environment (please see specific job descriptions for description)




Basic Qualifications:
RCPI/RRCPI/RCPII/RRCPII - High School Diploma/GED. Graduate from a respiratory care program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP w/ associate's degree required. If no associate's degree, in addition to graduation from a respiratory care program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP, must have 62 semester hs of college credit, including a background in the sciences, or bachelor's degree in another area. Respiratory Care Practitioners licensed prior to 1986 & currently working at Kaiser Permanente are exempt from this requirement.
  • 1 year recent critical care experience, clinical neonatal/pediatric experience & clinical polysomnography experience preferred or may be requiredx. - BLS required. Depending on specialty, ACLS, NRP or PALS may be required. - Certified (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care. RCP I/II licensed prior to 1986 & currently working at Kaiser Permanente are exempt from this requirement.
  • Licensed in the State of California.
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.(RRCPI/RRCPII only) - Certified/Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist and Neonatal/Ped Specialist by the National Board for Respiratory Care preferred, may be required.
  • Registered by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists preferred, may be required.
    RCPII/RRCPII = All of the above & 3 years regular (20 hrs+ per week) recent experience as a RCP. RC Permittee: High School Diploma/GED. Graduate from a respiratory care education program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP w/ associate's degree required.
  • Possession of a work permit issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California. Ability to obtain a valid license within probationary period. - BLS required. Depending on the particular specialty, ACLS, NRP or PALS may be required for this position.

    Primary Location: California,Walnut Creek,Walnut Creek Hospital 1425 S. Main St. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 28 Shift: Night Workdays: Week 1: Sun, Mon, Thu, Fri; Week 2: Thu, Fri, Sat Working Hours Start: 11:00 PM Working Hours End: 7:30 AM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Rehab Services Specialty: Pulmonary / Respiratory Therapy Department: Respiratory Therapy Travel: No
    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.

    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.

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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.

    Respiratory Care

    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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    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.

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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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