RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER I - Respiratory Therapy - Part-time (0.9 FTE), 12-hr. Days

RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER I - Respiratory Therapy - Part-time (0.9 FTE), 12-hr. Days

02 Mar 2024
California, Paloalto, 94303 Paloalto USA

RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER I - Respiratory Therapy - Part-time (0.9 FTE), 12-hr. Days

If you're ready to be part of our legacy of hope and innovation, we encourage you to take the first step and explore our current job openings. Your best is waiting to be discovered.Day - 12 Hour (United States of America)Why work with Stanford Medicine | Stanford Health Care (SHC)?The Respiratory Therapy Team is uniquely skilled in bringing respiratory care to patients with its use of equipment and methodologies.This role is entry-level and a great way for the right individual to gain continued experience.If this is you, please apply to join SHC!This is a non-represented (non-union) role.This is an onsite role.Benefits begin the first day of the month following employment eligibility.Our core benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, an employee assistance program, savings and spending accounts, disability, life and accident insurance, and COBRA. For medical insurance, you have the choice of three generous health plans through Stanford Health Care Alliance, Aetna, or Kaiser Permanente. Each plan includes 100% coverage for preventive care, telemedicine through Teledoc, prescription drug coverage, and behavioral health coverage. Additional incentives exist for healthy choices. And so much more – generous leave & time off, Wellness Program, special programs, educational assistance, and adoption assistance!This is an onsite Stanford Health Care job.A Brief OverviewPerform diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Respiratory Care Services scope of clinical practice. Work performed in accordance with physician orders or protocols. Defined duties are performed in adult patient populations. This is an entry-level position.LocationsStanford Health Care (Palo Alto, CA; onsite)What you will do· Administration of aerosolized medications via handheld nebulizers (HHN), metered dose inhalers (MDI), dry powder inhalers (DPI), large volume continuous nebulizers, and intrapulmonary percussive ventilation (IPV).· Administration of medical gases via nasal cannulas, oxygen masks, high flow nasal cannulas, and large volume nebulizers.· Performing routine tracheostomy care and weaning.· Assembling and assuring safety and proper functioning of all equipment /supplies necessary for providing respiratory care.· Documentation of results, findings, and assessments in the patient’s electronic medical record;· Performing airway clearance using chest physiotherapy (CPT), vibratory positive expiratory pressure devices, cough assist device, or nontracheal suctioning.· Assessing pulmonary mechanics using portable spirometry devices.· Responding to cardiopulmonary arrests and rapid response calls.· Responds to calls and provides therapy to patients requiring emergency care for non-traumatic conditions.· Educating patients, families, physicians, nurses, and other members of the health care team about routine respiratory procedures, medications, modalities, and disease processes.· Providing continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) or biphasic positive airway pressure (BiPAP) for patients who use such devices at home.· Providing invasive ventilation for medically stable patients who use such devices at home.· Performing arterial blood gas sampling and analysis.· Oversees and trains staff and community college students working on general medical floors.Education Qualifications· Completion of a 2-year American Medical Association (AMA) approved Respiratory Care Program.Experience Qualifications· No previous respiratory care experience required.Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities· Ability to adjust communications to fit the needs and level of understanding of the receiver.· Ability to think critically, conduct analysis, formulate conclusions, and reflect on practice.· Ability to process equipment and utilize personal protective equipment to reduce risk of infection.· Understanding of commonly used medical terminology.· Knowledge of new technologies, changes in practice, or updates relating to respiratory care.· Knowledge of the principles of health, hospital, and clinic organization and administration.· Knowledge of the indications, contraindications, and hazards of respiratory therapies, anatomy, physiology, and pathophysiology related to the cardiopulmonary system.· Ability to provide superior customer service along with quality respiratory care to positively impact patient experience and outcomes.Licenses and Certifications· BLS - Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association· ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support from the American Heart Association· RCP – California Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner required.Physical Demands and Work ConditionsBlood Borne Pathogens· Category III - Tasks that involve NO exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues, and Category I tasks that are not a condition of employmentThese principles apply to ALL employees:SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family ExperienceStanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford’s patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family’s perspective:· Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care.· Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health.· Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination.Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.Base Pay Scale: Generally starting at $58.81 - $66.24 per hourThe salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training. This pay scale is not a promise of a particular wage.At Stanford Health Care, we seek to provide patients with the very best in diagnosis and treatment, with outstanding quality, compassion and coordination. With an unmatched track record of scientific discovery, technological innovation and translational medicine, Stanford Medicine physicians are pioneering leading edge therapies today that will change the way health care is delivered tomorrow.As part of our spirit of discovery, we also leverage our deep relationships with luminary Silicon Valley companies to develop new ways to deliver preeminent patient care.Learn about our awards (https://stanfordhealthcare.org/about-us/awards.html) and significant events (https://stanfordhealthcare.org/about-us/our-history.html) .

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