Job Objective: Provides routine and critical care respiratory care modalities to all patient populations served. May be responsible for intubation procedures requiring specialized training depending on staffing needs. May be a team leader. Maintains communication between physicians, nursing and other departments as part of the health care delivery team. Participates in Performance Improvement and Quality Assessment activities and interdisciplinary teams as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education Required: Graduate from an AMA or JRCRTE approved Respiratory Therapy program.
Education Preferred: Advanced degrees.
Licensure/Certification Required: Valid license for Respiratory Care Practitioner with the State of California. Valid CPR from the American Heart Association.
Licensure/Certification Preferred: NRP, PALS, ACLS
Experience Required: A minimum of six (6) months of hospital experience.