Prime Healthcare

Senior Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT)

Facility St. Francis Medical Center
Location
US-CA-Lynwood
ID
2021-79120
Category
Clinical Tech
Position Type
Per Diem
Shift
Nights
Job Type
Non-Exempt

Overview

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! St. Francis Medical Center, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

 

St. Francis Medical Center is one of the leading comprehensive healthcare institutions serving Southeast Los Angeles. St. Francis is dedicated to providing vital healthcare services for the 700,000 adults and 300,000 children who count on the hospital for high quality and compassionate medical care. St. Francis is recognized for its full range of diagnostic and treatment services in specialties including Cardiovascular, Surgical, Orthopedics, Maternal-Child Health, Behavioral Health and Emergency and Trauma Care.  In addition, the hospital offers a broad array of education and outreach programs that advance community health. St. Francis Medical Center is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, Approved STEMI Receiving Center for Los Angeles County and designated Baby-Friendly healthcare facility by Baby-Friendly USA. Please visit www.stfrancismedicalcenter.com for more information.

Responsibilities

Under the direction and authorization of the medical director and cardiopulmonary director, the RCP II is responsible for performing respiratory therapeutic and pulmonary diagnostic procedures as ordered by the physician.  Emphasis will be toward the assessment, planning, implementation and documentation of care, with consideration of age and population specific needs and requirements of the patient.  In the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead RCP, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift.

Qualifications

Education, Experience, and Training

  1. State Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) License required
  2. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) certification from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) required
  4. 2 years experience as an RCP preferred.
  5. ACLS certificate within 60 day of hire and maintain current.
  6. NRP certificate preferred
  7. PALS certificate within 60 days of hire and maintain current.
  8. Associate Degree or Bachelor of Science degree preferred
  9. High School Diploma or equivalent is required

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics.  If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.  EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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