Respiratory Therapist - $56-71 per hour

  • Job Reference: 1347110512-2
  • Date Posted: 5 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Sutter Health
  • Location: Novato, California
  • Salary: USD56.00 to USD71.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Sutter Health is seeking a Respiratory Therapist for a job in Novato, California.

Job Description & Requirements
  • Specialty: Respiratory Therapist
  • Discipline: Allied Health Professional
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Employment Type: Staff

We are so glad you are interested in joining Sutter Health!

Organization:

NCH-Novato Community Hospital

Position Overview:

Performs therapeutic, diagnostic, and emergency respiratory care procedures and provides assessment, treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies or abnormalities. Exercises sound judgment, and developed clinical skills to provide input to and implement the patient's plan of care based on the diagnosis and physician orders in a timely manner. Gains confidence and cooperation from the patient, their family/support group, and other healthcare providers through competent patient assessment, attentive monitoring and care, and effective communication. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care. May also be responsible for performing specific procedures and/or orient other staff to the department.

Job Description:

EDUCATION:
Other: Graduate of a two-year respiratory care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE:
RCP-Respiratory Care Practitioner

RRT-Registered Respiratory Therapist within 90 days

CRT-Certified Respiratory Therapist within 90 days

BLS-Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider

DEPARTMENT REQUIRED CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE:

ACLS-Advanced Cardiac Life Support

PALS-Pediatric Advanced Life Support

TYPICAL EXPERIENCE:
2 years of recent relevant experience.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Knowledge of respiratory therapy principles, procedures, views, and equipment, including some experience responding to traumas and various hospital emergencies.
Ability to interpret a variety of data and instructions, furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Capable of performing routine or emergency respiratory care as well as a basic understanding of human anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical terminology.

Possess written and verbal communications skills to explain sensitive information clearly and professionally to diverse audiences, including non-medical people.

Well-developed time management and organizational skills, including the ability to prioritize assignments and work within standardized operating procedures and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadline.

General knowledge of computer applications, such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and Outlook), electronic health records (EHR), and EPIC.

Prioritize assignments and work within standardized policies, procedures, and scientific methods to achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

Work independently, as well as be part of the team, including accomplishing multiple tasks in an environment with interruptions.

Identify, evaluate and resolve standard problems by selecting appropriate solutions from established options.

Ensure the privacy of each patient's protected health information (PHI).

Build collaborates relationships with peers and other healthcare providers to achieve departmental and corporate objectives.

Function effectively and perform this position in an emergency situation.

Job Shift:

Evening/ Night

Schedule:

Per Diem/Casual

Shift Hours:

12

Days of the Week:

Variable

Weekend Requirements:

One Weekend Shift a month

Benefits:

No

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

0

Employee Status:

Per Diem/Casual

Number of Openings:

1

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

Sutter Health is an equal opportunity employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Pay Range is $56.48 to $70.60 / hour

The salary range for this role may vary above or below the posted range as determined by location. This range has not been adjusted for any specific geographic differential applicable by area where the position may be filled. Compensation takes into account several factors including but not limited to a candidate's experience, education, skills, licensure and certifications, department equity, training and organizational needs. Base pay is just one piece of the total rewards program offered by Sutter Health. Eligible roles also qualify for a comprehensive benefits package.

Sutter Health Job ID . Posted job title: respiratory therapist

About Sutter Health

Headquartered in Sacramento, we provide coordinated care to more than 3 million Californians. Our integrated network has created a connected model of care that is delivering coordinated healthcare when, where and how people need it. We are committed to ensuring healthcare is accessible and inclusive to all by offering comprehensive services and quality health programs tailored to the diverse communities we serve.