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Respiratory Therapist Per Diem Rotate

Company: Tenet Healthcare Corporation
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. We're proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.

We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.

  1. Provides safe and effective care in the following areas per Department policy:

  2. Medical Gas Administration

  3. Aerosol Therapy

  4. Chest Physical Therapy

  5. IPPB Therapy

  6. CPR/Airway Management

  7. Pulmonary Screens

  8. Incentive Spirometry

  9. Pulse Oximetry

  10. Patient Assessment

  11. Blood Gas Sampling

  12. Analysis and Quality Control

  13. Sputum Induction

  14. Cleans, maintains, assembles equipment correctly.

  15. Provides patient instruction and education as needed.

  16. Responds immediately to emergency situations per Department policy.

  17. Maintains accurate patient and Department records.

  18. Maintains communications, both verbally and written, with patients, physicians, and other hospital personnel.

  19. Ensures quality and safety of all therapy delivered.

  20. Completes master log at the end of each shift.

  21. Is completely familiar with assigned patients, including chest X-rays, pertinent lab requests, diagnosis and acid base status.

  22. Submits completed billing.

  23. Completes other duties as assigned.

  24. Performs in _____ of the following critical care area.
  • Adult ICU
  • Peds ICU
  • Neonatal ICU
  1. Maintains current American Heart Association:
  • NRP, mandatory in NICU or,
  • PALS , mandatory in PICU or
  • Both when working in both specialty areas

A. Minimum Education: Knowledge necessary to obtain Respiratory Care Practitioner license in the state of California and current California Respiratory Care Practitioner license. Must have current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS certification. All RCP's have 90 days to obtain NRP certification. All RCP's working in PICU/NICU must hold a certificate of Completion from an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care which includes both didactic and clinical course work in pediatric and or neonatal respiratory therapy or completion of a minimum of 20 hours didactic and four (4) weeks of preceptored pediatric and or neonatal clinical experience in a hospital-based course or the equivalent in years of experience

All RCP's working with ventilator management in PICU/NICU must have PALS and NRP

The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned requirements.


Keywords: Tenet Healthcare Corporation, Fountain Valley , Respiratory Therapist Per Diem Rotate, Other , Fountain Valley, California

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