Respiratory Practitioner II - Full Time
Location:
Las Vegas , Nevada
Posted:
November 24, 2017
Reference:
01541-15257
Serving the community for nearly 60 years, Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center provides the most comprehensive, quality healthcare in Southern Nevada. As Las Vegas' largest acute care facility, Sunrise provides sophisticated inpatient and outpatient services to the community. Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center has been selected the Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years and had earned the American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award. We are also ranked Nursing Professionals Top 100 Hospitals to work for!


Respiratory Practitioner II - Full Time Nights

The RCP II demonstrates basic knowledge and skill necessary to direct care appropriate to the patients served in his/her department. The RCP II demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the lifespan, assesses the patient's status and interprets the information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to age-specific needs. The RCP II provides care as needed and as described in the department's policies and procedures.
Qualifications:
EDUCATION:
Graduate of an Accredited Respiratory Program.

EXPERIENCE:
REQUIRED: must have current / recent acute care Respiratory Therapist experience within the last 12 months , and 1 year experience in an acute care facility or freestanding practice. Prefer experience in all facets of cardiopulmonary respiratory care in a major tertiary clinical referral center. Prefer Adult Critical Care and Ventilator management experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Require effective written and verbal communication skills, basic knowledge of growth and development and competence in the range of treatment required by patients including respiratory and pulmonary.
The RCP II is assigned to general care areas and may also be assigned to critical care areas.
Duties may include all modalities offered on general care areas and critical care areas.
The RCP II demonstrates competency in at least 1 of the following areas, Adult ICUs, PICU, NICU.

LICENSURE:
Licensed by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners. Nevada State license to perform arterial blood gases.
Registered Respiratory Therapist ( RRT) Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care. BLS.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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