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Dignity Health Respiratory Therapist in ARROYO GRANDE, California

Overview

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital , located in Arroyo Grande, California, is rated a top Joint Replacement Center by Blue Shield and is among the Top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement. Arroyo has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the county and nationally recognized for superior patient satisfaction. The hospital also provides the only comprehensive hospital-based Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Central Coast. Arroyo is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. To learn more go to

Dignity Health Central Coast is comprised of five hospitals, all recognized for their quality of care, safety and service, primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically advanced imaging centers, outpatient services and comprehensive home health services. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region includeArroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo and St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard.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. For more information, visit:

Responsibilities

About This Position

The Respiratory Care Practitioner provides care, treatment and rehabilitation to patients with pulmonary disorders by means of respiratory therapy. 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. Proficient technical skills in the performance of respiratory therapies. Working knowledge of current trends in respiratory therapies; specialty technical standards, equipment supplies; safety principles and practices. Communicate effectively in writing and orally. Establishes effective working relationships with other departments, medical staff, and co-workers.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • One year experience in an acute care hospital

  • Current CA Respiratory Care Practitioner License (CT RCP)

  • Current ACLS-AHA Certification (CT ACLS)

  • Current CPR-AHA Certification (CT CPRBLS)

Special Skills:

  • Experience managing trauma and emergency situations

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Equal Opportunity

Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please

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Job ID 2019-93612

Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental

Department Respiratory Therapy

Hours / Pay Period .01

Facility Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Shift Night

Location ARROYO GRANDE

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 1800-0630

Work Schedule 12 Hour

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