Palmdale Regional Medical Center serves the region by providing high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities. With the recent addition of the Rehabilitation Institute, the hospital features 184 licensed acute care beds as well as inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack) and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department. The Center for Wound Care provides treatment for people with chronic non-healing wounds. This comprehensive wound-healing service includes hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Palmdale Regional Medical Center is active in the community and regularly participates with the Antelope Valley Board of Trade, Greater Antelope Valley Economic Alliance, Chambers of Commerce and other civic and governmental groups. Palmdale Regional Medical Center believes in "Community Service Excellence" and supports nonprofit agencies such as the American Cancer Society, United Way, the Antelope Valley Boys and Girls Club and performing arts organizations.
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Essential Job Duties:
Under the direction of the Medical Director, Director of Respiratory Therapy, and Respiratory Supervisors (and/or designated charge person as indicated), the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing skilled respiratory care and diagnostics according to the individual patient's needs guided by policies and procedures.
Language Skills - ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations, to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals, to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, patients and the general public.
Mathematical skills - to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, dosages and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning ability - ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions, to interpret an extensive variety of technical/clinical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Minimum Essential Experience
Minimum Essential Education
Must work in a clean, well-lighted, well-ventilated work environment.
Occasionally subject to irregular hours.
Ability to function in a busy environment with shifting and evolving priorities.
Subject to varying and unpredictable situations.
Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.
Stable emotional makeup required to work in a fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.
Ability to handle emergency or crisis situations.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of hospital management and medical staff personnel.
Ability to communicate with patients, visitors, sales personnel and vendors.
Ability to maintain positive relationships and courteous interactions with hospital staff and the public.
Other assigned duties.
Frequent - means more than 65% of the time
Occasional - means between 33% and 64% of the time
Seldom - means less than 33% of the time
This opportunity offers the following:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
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