Respiratory Care Practioner III (Adults)
Company: Ahmc Healthcare Inc.
Location: San Gabriel
Posted on: August 3, 2022
Under general supervision and medical direction, provides any or
all of the designated respiratory care therapies designed to care
for patients with deficiencies and abnormalities, which affect the
pulmonary system and associates aspects of cardiopulmonary
This position requires providing care and/or service to a
critically ill through sub-acutely ill newborn patient population
in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional
and/or developmental age of the individual served.
This position requires the full understanding and active
participation in fulfilling the Mission of San Gabriel Valley
Medical Center. It is expected that the employee will demonstrate
behavior consistent with the Core Values. The employee shall
support San Gabriel Valley Medical Center's strategic plan and the
goals and direction of the Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).
Follows appropriate Code Blue notification procedures.
Functions in a Code Blue quickly and calmly providing CPR
Communicates significant changes in patient's condition/status in a
Effectively prioritizes clinical Interventions and care.
ACLS required to assist with procedural sedation.
Ability to perform:
* Humidification Therapy.
* Oxyen set-up/administration.
* Pulse Oximetry set-up/monitoring.
* Arterial blood gas sampling and analysis
* Adult Intubation Independently
* Aerosol Medications (Nebulizer Treatments).
* Incentive Spirometry.
* Postural Drainage and Percussion.
* Suctioning (nasotracheal, oral and ETT).
* Oral Airway Management.
* Trach Management (Monthly change and Daily maintenance).
* ETT care.
* Intubation (Assists Physician).
* Ventilator set-up and operation.
* Ventilator troubleshooting.
* Weaning and Extubating.
* Bronchoscopy Assist
* Thoracentesis Assist
* Pulmonary Function Testing
Obtains necessary training prior to initial equipment use.
Assures equipment is in operating order prior to use.
Uses the following equipment in accordance with manufacturer's
operating instructions, including but not limited to:
Puritan Bennett 7200A & E Ventilator
Siemens Servo S Ventilator
Compressed air/gas tanks
Oxygen administration devices
Suction Equipment (wall/portable)
Bipap and Cpap Ventilator
Viasys VELA Ventilator
Arterial blood gas analyzers.
Understands actions, side-effects, contra-indications of drugs.
Follows five "rights" of medication administration.
Adheres to medication policies, practices and standards.
Administers medication, only on physician request and guidance.
Demonstrates knowledge of procedures and post-care.
Maintains current BLS, ACLS, PALS cognitive & skills validation
(circle all that apply).
Performs reassessments/care at intervals as required or appropriate
to the patient's specific needs.
Communicates effectively with physicians and allied health
Coordinates respiratory care with other disciplines involved
Involves allied health team members, as necessary.
Actively participates in multidisciplinary care conferences.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Graduate of an accredited School of Respiratory Therapy
Minimum 2 years of Critical Care Experience required
Current CA license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
Current BCLS-C Card
PALS and ACLS required
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