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Respiratory Care Practitioner Full Time Nights

Job ID: 2205036139 Date posted: 09/23/2022 Facility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
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Tenet Health Central Coast is an integrated healthcare system consisting of two acute care hospitals and several affiliated entities, including primary and specialty care, outpatient imaging and laboratories across the Central Coast. We remain committed to meeting the healthcare needs of the communities we serve and becoming the system of choice for both residents and visitors to this region. Unifying our resources under the Tenet Health Central Coast brand gives us the opportunity to enhance care coordination and access to the specialized services we bring to the region. Our network of medical professionals serves many diverse communities throughout the Central Coast, enabling all that come through our doors access to quality, coordinated care and advanced specialty services at convenient locations.

Mission: To provide quality, compassionate care to the communities we serve.

Vision: To consistently deliver the right care, in the right place, at the right time and to be a premier organization to work, where patient care and saving lives remain our focus.

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Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

As the largest hospital in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient experiences to the community it serves. With 162 beds, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare. High-level services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn care), pediatrics, cancer care, stroke, gastroenterology and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas, the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and serves as the county’s designated trauma center. Additionally, Baby-Friendly USA designated Sierra Vista as an internationally recognized Baby-Friendly birth facility. Sierra Vista is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has earned an “A” from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade in every reporting period since it was created in 2012.

Position Summary

Administer respiratory care to patients in an acute care setting in accordance with department policy and procedure. The Respiratory Care Practitioner provides care to all patients in the following areas (but not limited to) Critical Care areas, sub- acute areas, Peds, L/D, the outpatient departments, and the Emergency Department.

Required Training/Education/Experience/Certification:

License/Certifications:
BLS
ACLS
PALs
NRP
RCP

Required Training/Education/Experience/Certification:

Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program.
Able to perform arterial puncture and arterial blood gas analyses.
Skilled in ventilator management, NPPV, CPAP, IPPV, IPV, CPR, aerosol administration, Incentive Spirometry, oxygen administration, airway management (includes mechanical suctioning devices), Chest Physiotherapy, Sputum Induction, acquiring patient EKG's, and simple spirometries.
Orientation to care of the pediatric patient and annual competencies addressing the care of infants, children, adolescents, and adults.

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Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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