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Respiratory Care Practitioner II

Req # 37518 Job Location Los Angeles, California - US

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No one has more expertise treating children than Children's Hospital Los Angeles. CHLA is the only children's hospital in California to make the prestigious U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of "Best" children's hospitals and is nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties.

Join a hospital where the work you do will matter—to you, to your colleagues, and above all, to our patients and families. At times, the work may be challenging, but it is always rewarding. We hope you’ll come and find out for yourself.

It’s Work That Matters.

Position Summary:
The Respiratory Care Practitioner II, under direct supervision, conducts patient assessments, assists with the development of the plan of care, provides and evaluates general, basic patient care with assistance to an assigned group of patients according to patient specific age and/or developmental needs. Collaborates with other health care team members in the delivery of care. Will follow applicable policies and procedures in handling supplies, pharmaceuticals, and equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:
3 years+ experience as a CHLA RCP in acute setting with Pediatrics.
Broad knowledge of respiratory care principles and equipment; CHLA patient care policies and procedures. Ability to assess effectiveness of patient care; maintain a calm demeanor and assist in crises and emergencies; prioritize tasks for complex patient care; communicate tactfully, professionally and effectively, verbally and in writing.


Graduate of an A.M.A. approved two-year School of Respiratory Care.
RCP license from the state of California. Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician (CRTT) from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the NBRC. Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) required. Additional competencies may be required by the work location.

You must be willing to reside in the state of California, and have a primary work site in the state of California, to be considered for this position.

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