Respiratory Care NICU

Job ID
2019-93903
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
72
Facility
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
Shift
Night
Standard Hours
Monday - Friday (6:15 AM - 6:45 PM) every other weekend required
Work Schedule
12 Hour
Location
CA-NORTHRIDGE

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Visit dignityhealth.org/northridgehospital for more information.

Responsibilities

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST, NICU – RESPIRATORY THERAPY
Northridge Hospital Medical Center
 
The NICU RCP is responsible to perform all therapeutic and diagnostic respiratory care procedures ordered by the responsible physician; evaluates patients; maintains all required patient and department records; maintains and evaluates proper functioning of equipment when required; responsible for obtaining written physician orders pertaining to respiratory care; responsible for organizing and planning daily work assignments and notifying shift charge therapist of problems and missed procedures; maintains professional knowledge of current respiratory care practice and department policy and procedures; responsible to practice job duties in accordance with department /Medical Center policy and procedure and the Respiratory Care Standards of Practice.  The NICU RCP functions as primary NICU therapist.
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Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Must be an NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist with a minimum of two years working experience as an RCP in NICU. 
  • Must who demonstrates sufficient knowledge and understanding of neonatal respiratory therapy and has documented competency in intubation.
  • Must have a current State of California Respiratory Care Practitioner License.
  • Basic Life Support
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Must maintain current Fire Safety card.

This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.  

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