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Respiratory Care Practitioner Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by Marian Regional Medical Center

Santa Maria, CA 93454
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Overview
Marian Regional Medical Center , located in Santa Maria, CA, is nationally ranked among the top 10% in the nation for safety core measures in Cardiac Services and has the only comprehensive Cancer treatment and resource program from Los Angeles to San Francisco. In April 2012, Marian opened its doors to a brand new state-of-the-art facility which houses the latest technology to support excellent physicians and caregivers who deliver compassionate care each and every day. Marian's new hospital includes 191 beds, expanded and enhanced Emergency Department, Critical Care Unit, NICU and women's services.

Marian is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast, which also includes Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, CA and French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA. Dignity Health of the Central Coast is recognized for the highest quality hospitals, physicians from the top medical schools in the country, primary care offices to ensure access for all patients, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and a comprehensive home health service; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to provide additional funding to support new programs and services, as well as to advance the community's access to health care.

Responsibilities
About This Position:

Respiratory Care procedures in the NICU in accordance with all quality and safety standards. Respiratory Care Practitioners have knowledge of pharmacy, anatomy, and physiology and make judgments in consultation with a physician and other members of the health care team with regard to the respiratory care that patients receive. Provides respiratory care to patients of all ages. Demonstrates proficient technical skills in the performance of respiratory therapies. Demonstrates a working knowledge of current trends in respiratory therapies; specialty technical standards, equipment supplies; safety principles and practices. Demonstrates advanced and proficient technical skills in performance of respiratory therapies utilized in all patient care areas including critical care and or Nursery/L&D. Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally. Demonstrates competency in all Technical Functions required of a NICU RT Demonstrates ability to work as part of a clinical team in dynamic or critical situations. Demonstrates ability to participate in the patient's interdisciplinary plan of care and education. Establishes effective working relationships with other departments, medical staff, and co-workers.

Minimum Requirements:



  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in a Community or Regional NICU.


  • Must be proficient in neonatal intubation, delivery room attendance and resuscitations, ventilatory management and infant transport.


  • Current California license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.


  • Credentials from the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Certified Respiratory Therapist, BLS and NRP required.


  • Current California license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.


  • STABLE, BLS and NRP required.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Registered Respiratory Therapist preferred.

  • STABLE, PALS, Neonatal Pediatric Specialist Certification from NBRC preferred.


Qualifications
Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in a Community or Regional NICU. Must be proficient in neonatal intubation, delivery room attendance and resuscitations, ventilatory management and infant transport. Current California license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner. BLS, and NRP required

Reference: 568506244