Sutter Health Respiratory Care Practitioner - Full Time, Variable in Los Banos, California

Position Overview:

Provides assistance in the care of patients who are admitted under the services of their physicians with deficiencies and adnormalities associated with cardiopulmonary systems. Use medical gases, air and oxygen apparatus and assist in ventilatory control, chest physiotherapy and respiratory rehabilitation. This is done under the supervision of the Respiratory Therapy Medical Director Department Manager. The Respiratory Care Practitioner performs various treatments and follows approved policies of Memorial Hospital Los Banos. All of the duties must coincide within the guidelines as defined by the Respiratory Care Practice Act in the State of California.

Serving Merced County Westside area with 48 care beds, the facility is part of Memorial Hospitals Association and Sutter Health, a not-for-profit organization that exists to maintain and improve the health status of citizens in its geographic area. Memorial Hospital Los Banos provides and promotes effective inpatient and outpatient health care services including 24-hour Emergency Care, Rural Health Clinic, Surgery, Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Diagnostics Imaging, and Intensive Care Unit and Physical Therapy


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care (Joint Review Commission for Respiratory Therapy Education).

  • Current and Valid Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) licensure from State of California (Respiratory Care Board of California).

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRTT) with National Board of Respiratory Care.

  • Current BLS provider card.

  • Obtains NRP certification within 6 months of the date of hire and maintain bianually.

  • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

  • Must be able to travel in and out of Merced County, " If Memorial Hospital Los Banos and/or own vehicle used for business, must possess valid California Driver's License and upon request proof of liability insurance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Registered (RRT) or Registry-Eligible, with National Board of Respiratory Care

  • Member in California Society for Respiratory Care, Inc (CSRC).

  • Member in Respiratory Care, Inc. (AARC).

  • Possess a current ACLS provider card and maintain bi-annually.

  • Possess a current PALS provider card and maintain bi-annually.

Organization: Memorial Hospital Los Banos

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 12 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 72

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.