Ref No.: 17-03107
Location: Fall River Mills, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/25/2017
 Position Summary:
Provides care, assessment and delivery of Respiratory Therapy to those individuals for which a physician has requested care
Care will be provided in a variety of settings including, but not limited to, inpatient, outpatient and emergency services
Employee will be expected to work as a team member with other healthcare modalities
Individual must be able to work with minimal assistance in procedures such as intubations, cesarean sections, aerosol delivery and patient assessment and care planning.
All therapy is delivered under the direction of the Medical Director. II.
 
Qualifications:
1. High school graduate or equivalent with a minimum of an associate's degree in Respiratory Care
2. Active and current licensure in the State of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
3. Minimum 1 year experience in clinical setting, or new graduate with strong recommendations
4. Must possess ACLS, BLS, PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire. III
 
Physical Demands / Requirements:
1. Must be able to stand, walk, bend and stretch majority of working shift
2. Must be able to lift 40 lbs
3. Required to work in an environment prone to exposure of infectious diseases
4. Must be courteous and professional with patients and coworkers at all times
5. Must maintain professional and courteous relationships with physicians and clinics at all times
 
Special Skills:
Must be able to clearly communicate in English and possess critical thinking skills
 
Age Related Competency:
All staff must be competent in caring for all ages of patients for which therapy has been ordered, from neonate to geriatric
 
Licensing:
All therapists are required to maintain their license by completing their required CEU's and must maintain their credentials, such as ACLS, BLS, NRP and PALS
 
Shifts: Would be 1 of 2 therapist working 4 10 hour shifts a week and sharing On Call schedule