Respiratory Therapist

Dignity Health Mount Shasta , CA 96067

Posted 5 months ago

Overview

Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta is a member of the Dignity Health system of health care providers and is a not-for-profit medical facility. We are designated as a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital and are accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health care Organizations. In addition to our acute care hospital we also own and operate two Rural Health Clinics providing walk-in immediate care as well as scheduled appointments for routine medical needs. We are located in the northernmost area of California and are part of a network of care, including Mercy Medical Center Redding and St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff. We are passionate about patient care, committed to community outreach, advocates for the underserved, and dedicated to ensuring that quality, affordable, health services are available to all who need them. For more information visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/north-state/locations/mercy-mtshasta.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:
The Respiratory Therapist is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients ranging in age from birth to geriatric. The Respiratory Therapist will provide safe, therapeutic care for these patients by the use of the patient care process, the environment and other health care team members for a designated time frame.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) experience in an acute care facility

  • Graduated from an accredited RCP program

  • Training sufficient to maintain RCP license

  • Current State of California RCP Certificate

  • Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)

  • Current NRP certification

  • New graduate OK

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current ACLS certification through the American Heart Association (AHA)
  • Current NALS certification
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