Respiratory Care Practitioner

Sutter Health in Allied Health

Job Description

Position Overview:

The therapist must assess the patient’s respiratory status; communicate the objectives of the procedure to the patient; elicit patient cooperation; and communicate results to the physicians. The therapist must understand the operation of and apply sophisticated and complex medical equipment to achieve desired therapeutic goals. The Respiratory Therapist provides care based on the age-related needs of patients with consideration of their developmental/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, educational needs, communication style, and level of understanding.

Qualifications:

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

BLS (AHA) certification

One year experience as a Respiratory Therapsit preferred
One year experince as a Certified Asthma Educatior preferred 
Organization:Palo Alto Medical Foundation
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: None
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted

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