OverviewSt. John’s Regional Medical Center located in Oxnard California is a recognized as a Top 250 Hospital in the Nation and as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care by Healthgrades. St. John’s Regional is a part of Dignity Health’s Southern California Division and is a member of CommonSpirit Health the largest not-for-profit health care system in the nation boasting 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. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities. Learn more at www.dignityhealth.org/StJohnsRegional.Respiratory Therapist I - Respiratory TherapySt. John's Regional Medical CenterPer DiemWe are seeking an experienced Respiratory Therapist I to join our healthcare team. As a Respiratory Therapist I, you will play a crucial role in the care and treatment of patients with respiratory conditions. You will work with a dedicated team of healthcare professionals to ensure the highest quality of patient care.Responsibilities
Administer and monitor invasive and non-invasive respiratory therapies to patients.
Assess and evaluate patients' respiratory conditions and develop individualized treatment plans.
Collaborate with physicians and nurses to provide comprehensive care for patients.
Maintain and calibrate respiratory therapy equipment.
Educate patients and their families on respiratory conditions and treatment plans.
Document patient information and treatment progress accurately in medical records.
Participate in emergency response teams and code blue situations.
Stay updated on industry trends and advancements in respiratory therapy.
A recent graduate of an approved Respiratory therapy program with less than six (6) months experience
Current California Respiratory Care Practitioner licensure (CT RCP)
Current AHA CPR certification (CT CPRBLS)
Demonstrates proficient and technical skills in the performance of respiratory therapies.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of current trends in respiratory therapies; specialty technical standards equipment and supplies; safety principles and practices.
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.
Meets Dignity Health standard physical requirements for staff involved in direct patient care.
This position is represented by SEIU UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.Pay Range$42.91 - $52.85 /hourWe are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.