The Respiratory Care Practitioner evaluates pulmonary dysfunction and performs cardiopulmonary procedures to treat and care for the patient by means of respiratory therapy and ventilatory assistance.

This position may be hired as a RT I or RT II

Salary Range:

Rate Minimum $36.18 Maximum $47.79

Required Qualifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Basic Life Support

Current RCP License or Work Permit from the State of California Respiratory Care Board. Must obtain RCP License prior to expiration of work permit

For NICU and pediatric trained RCPs, two (2) years’ experience as a licensed respiratory care practitioner, with minimum one (1) year experience in the work areas associated with certifications held (RT II)

Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care

Must be a graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Care Program

Must possess NRP and PALS certification for NICU trained RCP

Must possess PALS certification for pediatric trained RCP (RT II)

Physical, Mental & Environmental Demands:

To comply with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 the essential physical, mental and environmental requirements for this job are listed below. These are requirements normally expected to perform regular job duties. Incumbent must be able to successfully perform all of the functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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