Respiratory Therapist I
Employment Type: Full-Time
The new Sutter Santa Rosa Regional Hospital (SSRRH) is located in the heart of Northern California's famous wine country, just 50 miles north of San Francisco and 30 minutes from the beautiful Pacific Coast. Providing quality health care services to the residents of Sonoma County for over 130 years, SSRRH has 118 licensed beds (84 Inpatient, 24 Outpatient & 10 Labor & Delivery) and serves a population of more than 130,000 people. Centers of excellence include: Interventional Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Women's and Children's Services, and Level III NICU.The Respiratory Therapist (RT) is to provide specialized respiratory therapy skills and services to our adult, pediatric, and neonatal patient populations including: bronchodilator therapy, oxygen therapy, mechanical ventilation, chest percussion, and various diagnostic services. The respiratory therapist is also a teaching / information resource for patients, patient families, nursing staff, and medical staff.
Possession of a valid California License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP). Current CPR required. NRP to be obtained within three months of employment and thereafter maintained. May require ACLS, PALS. Graduate of a School of Respiratory Therapy recognized by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) qualifying graduates to take exams to become a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). Experience in an acute care hospital with experience in Adult Intensive Care, Cardiovascular Unit, and/or Pediatric Intensive Care, and/or Neonatal Intensive Care is highly desirable.