Respiratory Care Practitioner, CRT/RRT
Company: Sutter Health
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Performs therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency respiratory care
procedures and provides assessment, treatment, care and evaluation
for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
Administers medications and treatments and evaluates patient
Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of
Develops, implements, and coordinates the plan of care based on
Educates the patient and family about prevention and management
of cardiopulmonary diseases; provides information about community
support groups and other available programs.
Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as
Performs all respiratory care modalities.
Provides routine diagnostic modalities.
- Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls: Code Blue/Rapid
MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education/ Knowledge, including Licensure/ Certification/
Graduate of Respiratory Care Program accredited by the Committee
on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Current California State Licensure by the Respiratory Care
Registry by the National Board of Respiratory Care (CRT)
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
BLS Healthcare provider.
NRP is required.
Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, chemistry,
and physics. Knowledge of bedside pulmonary function testing;
mechanics and equipment. Knowledge of arterial puncture and blood
gas analysis, equipment and quality control.
- Demonstrated familiarity with the Joint Commision on
Accredidation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) standards and
College of American Pathologists (CAP) accreditation
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the
ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment
and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.
- Must be able to understand, read and write the English
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