Respiratory Therapist

Dignity Health Arroyo Grande , CA 93421

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA is part of Dignity Health of the Central Coast. We are recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities

About This Position

The Respiratory Care Practitioner provides care, treatment and rehabilitation to patients with pulmonary disorders by means of respiratory therapy. Respiratory Care Practitioners have knowledge of pharmacy, anatomy, and physiology and make judgments in consultation with a physician and other members of the health care team with regard to the respiratory care that patients receive. Provides respiratory care to patients of all ages. Proficient technical skills in the performance of respiratory therapies. Working knowledge of current trends in respiratory therapies; specialty technical standards, equipment supplies; safety principles and practices. Communicate effectively in writing and orally. Establishes effective working relationships with other departments, medical staff, and co-workers.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • One year experience in an acute care hospital

  • Current CA Respiratory Care Practitioner License (CT RCP)

  • Current ACLS-AHA Certification (CT ACLS)

  • Current CPR-AHA Certification (CT CPRBLS)

Special Skills:

  • Experience managing trauma and emergency situations
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