About St. John’s Regional Medical Center
St. John’s Regional Medical Center, located in Oxnard, California is a recipient of the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence and rated an America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a member of Dignity Health Central Coast, an integrated network of top quality hospitals, with physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services - all recognized for quality, safety and service. Hospitals in the Dignity Health Central Coast region include Arroyo Grande Community Hospital in Arroyo Grande, French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria and St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital in Camarillo. Each hospital is supported
Dignity Health Central Coast
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 include Arroyo 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: www.dignityhealth.org/centralcoast
In keeping with the Dignity Health core values, the Respiratory Therapist IV actively participates in the delivery of Pulmonary Medicine and Neonatal Intensive Care Services.This position is represented by SEIU, Local UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
- Current California licensed RRT
- Minimum of five (5) years Critical Care experience in Respiratory Therapy or three (3) years experience in a level 2 or greater NICU, competency in Neonatal and Newborn delivery Intubation and three (3) years experience in critical care and ventilator management
- Current California RCP licensure
- CPR certification
- Neonatal Resuscitation Certification
- ACLS required; PALS certification required within three (3) months of employment
Preferred Skills & Knowledge:
CPR Instructor or Neonatal Resuscitation instructor. CPFT, RPFT or NBRC perinatal/pediatric certification. Demonstrates a working knowledge of current trends in performance of respiratory therapies. Demonstrates advanced and proficient technical skills in performance of respiratory therapies utilized in all patient care areas including critical care and NICU. Demonstrates ability to take on charge therapist responsibilities as required without direct supervision. Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally. Establishes effective working relationships with other departments, medical staff and co-workers; treats public courteously, tactfully and professionally. Demonstrates competency in advance modes of Ventilation. Demonstrates competency in all Technical Functions required of a RT I, RT II, and RT III. 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 & education. Ability to function as Chair person or Team leader in department Teams Coordinates department or interdisciplinary process Improvement (P.I.T) projects Able to assist Dept Supervisor or Director in peer review of employee performance evaluations and personnel issues. Able to function as preceptor for other staff able to work independently to develop and coordinate dept education and in-services programs. Demonstrates critical thinking skills and acts as a clinical resource for other ancillary or medical staff. Demonstrates appropriate leadership qualities and acts as a professional role model for other staff.