Plumas District Hospital

Respiratory Care Practitioner

Job Locations US-CA-Quincy
Type Per Diem
Job ID
2023-1510
Category
Allied Health Professionals
Min
USD $43.32/Hr.
Max
USD $61.76/Hr.

Nature and Scope

The Respiratory Care Practitioner is responsible for coordination and administration of all modes of respiratory therapy, cardiac testing, pulmonary function testing and arterial blood gas monitoring. Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and competence of all techniques and values in the treatment of neonates, infants, and pediatric, adult and geriatric patients within the scope of the Cardiopulmonary Department.

 

 

Location

We are located at 1065 Bucks Lake Road, Quincy, CA 95971.

 

Compensation

Compensation Philosophy: We have 13 pay increments on our clinical pay scales to compensate successful candidate for 30 years of relevant experience

Compensation Range:$43.32 - $61.76 / hour

 

Job Status / Shift Information

Per Diem and weekdays

 

Qualifications

Education

Current California licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner, holds current CPR and NRP certifications.

Experience

Two years experience in critical care with ventilator care preferred, new graduates welcome to apply.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Preferred experience with cardiac testing such as ECGs, stress testing and holter monitors.  Neonatal ICU preferred. Arterial blood gas puncture and analysis needed.

 

Must meet physical requirements as stated on job description addendum

 

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates knowledge and competence of all techniques and values in the treatment of neonates, infants, pediatrics, adult and geriatric patients within the scope of the cardio-pulmonary department.
  • Ability to evaluate lab data and diagnostic changes in patient condition and develop care plan with other team members to make and support needed critical intervention.
  • Is a resourceful and effective team member dealing with atypical situations, emergencies, CPR, trauma cases and equipment failures.
  • Must practice safe and effective skills in pharmacology with the knowledge of therapeutic/dosage.
  • Participates in multi-disciplinary patient care plan/conferences and consults with physician on patient care expectation/outcome.

 

Benefits / Perks

  • Inclusive and connected work environment
  • Discounted memberships with Sierra Saver/ Flight Care
  • Reduced-cost-personal cell phones
  • Shift differentials paid for certain work shifts, including Holiday pay

 

Why Plumas District Hospital

Work in a setting with rugged canyons, crystal clear lakes, grassy meadows, trout-filled streams, fresh pine forests, and brilliant star-filled skies. This is your chance to provide compassionate care with exceptional customer service at Plumas District Hospital. With a diverse population with people from all walks of life, PDH team members provide the residents of Quincy and the surrounding area with essential health care services that are vital to this small mountain community. PDH is located in Quincy, California which is the largest community in Plumas County and has a population of 5,000 residents. Quincy is nestled against the Western slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and tucked in at the edge of the lush American Valley. Chico, California is 80 miles west and Reno, Nevada is 80 miles east of Quincy. Join a medical team that puts community first. Click this link https://www.pdh.org/ to learn more about PDH providers, services, and surrounding community today!

 

Contact Information

Recruiter Name: Nicholas Clawson

Department Phone: 530-283-7169

Department Email: nclawson@pdh.org

Department Location: 1065 Bucks Lake Road Quincy, California 95971

 

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