Respiratory Care Practioner NICU, Full Time, Nights
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: October 9, 2019
About Sierra Vista Regional Medical CenterAs the largest hospital
in San Luis Obispo County, Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center
strives to produce optimal outcomes and exceptional patient
experiences to the community it serves. With 164 beds and hundreds
of physicians, Sierra Vista puts advanced technology into the hands
of experienced medical specialists to deliver quality healthcare to
Central Coast residents and visitors. Its distinct, high-level
services include neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics,
perinatology (high-risk pregnancy), neonatology (high-risk newborn
care), pediatrics and trauma. Sierra Vista houses the largest Level
III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit between Santa Barbara and Salinas,
the only dedicated pediatric unit in San Luis Obispo County and
serves as the county?s designated trauma center. Sierra Vista is
recognized as a leader in orthopedics, cancer care and is a Joint
Commission accredited primary stroke center. Sierra Vista is fully
accredited by The Joint Commission and has been serving the
community since 1959.
Administer respiratory care to patients in an acute care setting in
accordance with department policy and procedure. Provides care to
all patients in the following areas (but not limited to) Critical
Care areas, sub- acute areas, Peds, NICU, L/D, the outpatient
departments, and the Emergency Department.
- RCPKnowledge & Skiills
- Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program.
- Able to perform arterial puncture and arterial blood gas
- Skilled in ventilator management, NPPV, CPAP, IPPV, IPV, CPR,
aerosol administration, Incentive Spirometry, oxygen
administration, airway management ( includes mechanical suctioning
devices ), Chest Physiotherapy, Sputum Induction, Acquiring patient
EKG's, and simple spirometries.
- Orientation to care of the pediatric patient and annual
competencies addressing the care of infants, children, adolescents,
- At least 2 years neonatal Intubation and transport experience
required.Job: Therapy and RehabilitationPrimary Location: San Luis
Obispo, CaliforniaFacility: Sierra Vista Regional Medical CenterJob
Type: Full-timeShift Type: Nights
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