MemorialCare - Saddleback Medical Centers of excellence are renowned for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease, stroke, pulmonary disease, orthopedics and diabetes; and for leadership in emergency medicine, critical care medicine, breast health, outpatient rehabilitation, advanced imaging, women's health, geriatric care and surgery, including robotic-assisted procedures. Saddleback Medical Center (Orange County, CA) has consistently been named one of Healthgrades' America's 50 Best Hospitals, an achievement gained by just 1% of the nation's hospitals. It has also been honored among Truven Health Analytics' Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S., consecutively voted Orange County's Best Hospital in the Orange County Register's Best of Orange County poll of readers and has appeared on both Becker's Hospital Review and Thomson Reuters' lists of America's Best Hospitals. Saddleback's U.S. News & World Report "high-performance" ranking categories included Heart Failure, Hip Replacement, Knee Replacement and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This position is responsible for providing safe, quality respiratory patient care and teaching to patients and families. Additional responsibilities include collaboration with the health care team, participation in on-going feedback regarding performance improvement, implementation of clinical pathway/plan of care to guide patient care delivery and flexibility to enhance delivery of patient care.
1 year acute care experience in Respiratory Services and/or skilled nursing facility required.
ABG (routine) experience.
- Graduate of an AMA accredited School for Respiratory Therapy or equivalent
- Current California license from Respiratory Care Board (RCP)
- RRT required
- BLS, ACLS, PALS from AHA required
- NRP (If working in NICU)
- NPS preferred
- ACCS preferred