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Sutter Lakeside Hospital is located in beautiful Lake County and overlooks Clear Lake, the largest natural lake in California. The hospital has a Critical Access Hospital designation, with 25 inpatient beds.
There are 10 outpatient beds, a 12-bed ED, ancillary services (MRI, CT, Nuclear Med, Mammography imaging, lab, pathology, 24/7pharmacy coverage), surgical services (orthopedics, OB/GYN, general surgery, podiatry, ophthalmology, endoscopy), Family Birth Center, Intensive Care Unit, Medical-Surgical Unit, and an Outpatient Care Services Unit performing infusions, wound care and supporting outpatient procedures. The hospital also supports inpatient and outpatient physical, speech, occupational and rehab therapies. Sutter Lakeside's campus includes two hospital-based rural health clinics, a beautiful community garden and the only Rehab Mobility Park in this part of the state. Lake County has a population of about 66,000 and is located in a fast-growing wine region only 2 hours northwest of Sacramento and 2 hours north of San Francisco.
We are searching for a dynamic RT to join our outstanding team of professionals. The RT performs therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency respiratory care procedures and provides assessment, treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
The RT assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment. Develops, implements, and coordinates the plan of care based on the diagnosis. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
Performs all respiratory care modalities. Administers medications and treatments and evaluates patient outcomes.
The RT also educates the patient and family about prevention and management of cardiopulmonary diseases; provides information about community support groups and other available programs. Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls:
Code Blue/Rapid Response. Provides routine diagnostic modalities.
Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Acute care clinical experience in Respiratory Care, training in arterial puncture and blood gas analysis. Previous experience in performing EKG is desired.
Current California State Licensure by the Respiratory Care Board. BLS & ACLS are required.
The following are additional facility requirements: PALS is required and NRP is required within 30 days of hire.