Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer residents an accredited Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. Weâ��re proud of the efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
1. Provides safe and effective care in the following areas per Department policy:
15. Provides patient instruction and education as needed.
16. Responds immediately to emergency situations per Department policy.
17. Maintains accurate patient and Department records.
18. Maintains communications, both verbally and written, with patients, physicians, and other hospital personnel.
19. Ensures quality and safety of all therapy delivered.
20. Completes master log at the end of each shift.
21. Is completely familiar with assigned patients, including chest X-rays, pertinent lab requests, diagnosis and acid base status.
22. Submits completed billing.
23. Completes other duties as assigned.
24. Performs in one or more of the following critical care areas:
â�¢ Adult ICU
â�¢ Peds ICU
â�¢ Neonatal ICU
25. Maintains current American Heart Association:
â�¢ NRP, mandatory in NICU or PALS, mandatory in PICU or both when working in both specialty areas
Minimum Education: Knowledge necessary to obtain Respiratory Care Practitioner license in the state of California and current California Respiratory Care Practitioner license.
Must have current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, PALS certification. All RCP's have 90 days to obtain NRP certification.
All RCP's working in PICU/NICU must hold a certificate of Completion from an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care which includes both didactic and clinical course work in pediatric and or neonatal respiratory therapy or completion of a minimum of 20 hours didactic and four (4) weeks of preceptored pediatric and or neonatal clinical experience in a hospital-based course or the equivalent in years of experience
All RCP's working with ventilator management in PICU/NICU must have PALS and NRP
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants other work-related experience in order to meet the above-mentioned requirements.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Fountain Valley, California
Facility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005041574
About Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.