Providence St. Joseph Health

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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Respiratory Care Practitioner I - Respiratory Care Dept in Santa Rosa, California

We are looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner I -National Union Health Workers with the Respiratory Care Department at Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital.

Location: Apple Valley, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 72 Biweekly hours

Shift: 12 hour Evenings

Job Summary:

An RCP 1 is defined as an RCP that has acquired the Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care. The RCP 1 will provide routine and emergent care appropriate to the area of assignment under the direction on the Respiratory Care management.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates competent patient care assessment skills for all age groups.

  • Delivers routine and emergent respiratory care consistent with department policies and procedures utilizing all medication, devices and equipment safely and accurately.

  • Establishes and implements goal oriented, outcomes driven patient care plans according to guidelines.

  • Educates patients, families, and health care team on all aspects of Respiratory care.

  • Provides consistent, appropriate, accurate documentation of patient assessment and clinical data.

  • Maintains a safe, clean environment for patients, visitors, and members of the health care team.

  • Contributes to the management and efficient operation of the department.

  • Maintains commitment for self-growth and competency and a willingness to evaluate/accept new techniques, concepts and equipment as introduced.

  • Participates as an active, cooperative professional member of the Patient Care Team.

  • Performs all responsibilities within the values and framework of the philosophy of the St. Joseph Health System.

Skills :

  • Ability to communicate professionally

  • Exercises critical thinking skills in an environment which includes varying, unpredictable, and

  • crisis circumstances.

  • Basic computer and data entry skills

Position Qualifications:

Education : Graduate of an accredited College, in the field of Respiratory Therapy.

Experience : 0-6 months post graduate experience in an acute (routine and critical) respiratory care setting.

Training : Specific to area of assignment.


  • Current California RCP license, CRT Certification

  • Current BLS/NRP Certification

  • Current ACLS Certification

  • Current PALS Certification

The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Sonoma County Entities

Category: Respiratory Therapists