At MemorialCare Health System, we believe in providing extraordinary healthcare to our communities and an exceptional working environment for our employees. Memorial Care stands for excellence in Healthcare. Across our family of medical centers, we support each one of our bright, talented employees in reaching the highest levels of professional development, contribution, collaboration and accountability. Whatever your role and whatever expertise you bring, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your full potential in an environment of respect, innovation and teamwork.
The Respiratory Care Practitioner is an allied health professional with demonstrated skills and competency in all required therapeutic and diagnostic cardiopulmonary modalities provided in all areas of the hospital on geriatric, adult, adolescent and pediatric patient populations where Respiratory Care services are provided.
Essential Job Outcomes & Functions
Ability to work as a dependable, informed and engaged member of the department team
Ability to consistently provide world-class customer service to patients, families, visitors and fellow healthcare providers
Ability to demonstrate the skill set necessary to accurately assess pulmonary status of patients served
Ability to collaborate with the patient care team to appropriately establish, evaluate and adjust the plan of care according to patient needs within the scope of practice of the RCP license and policies and procedures of the hospital
Ability to safely and effectively perform all therapeutic respiratory care modalities in the Respiratory Care scope of service
Ability to meaningfully participate and contribute to the success of QA and PI projects
Ability to precept and mentor students, new hires, new grads and other employees
One (1) year experience in all areas where Respiratory Care is provided to include pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, required
Minimum AS Degree in Respiratory Care or equivalent, preferred
Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care, preferred
Licensed by the Respiratory Care Board of California as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP), required
American Heart Association BLS (CPR) Card, required
NRP Card, required for neonatal competency verification incumbents
ACLS Card, required for special procedure verification incumbents (must obtain within 3 months)
Intubation Certification required for special procedure verification incumbents (must obtain within 3 months)
Internal Number: ORA002008
About MemorialCare Orange Coast Medical Center
Let us introduce ourselves. We're MemorialCare, a nonprofit health system that includes four hospitals, two medical groups, imaging centers, surgical centers and much more. As one of the leading health systems in Orange County and Los Angeles County, we're confident that no matter what your needs are, we have the teams, tools and know-how to support you every step of the way.