Job Description

Clinical Respiratory Specialist - Respiratory Care Services

SUMMARY: The Clinical Respiratory Specialist functions in a role of an expert clinician, educator, leader, consultant and researcher. In collaboration with the healthcare team, the CRS monitors the clinical care of patients and provides clinical support to improve patient care and outcomes. With in depth knowledge and skills, advanced judgment and clinical experience in a respiratory practice, the CRS sphere of influence includes the care of the patient/family, practice of respiratory therapy and providing solutions for complex systems and processes. Serves as a role model, patient advocate, charge agent, and leader to enhance patient care. This position practices within the scope of California Respiratory Care Practice Act and in accordance with Valley Children's policies and procedures.

JOB REQUIREMENTS: College Degree - 4 year in a health related field required. Masters Degree preferred. BLS - Basic Life Support within 30 days of hire or transfer into position required. RCP - Respiratory Care Practitioner required. RRT - Reg Respiratory Therapist, ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support within 12 months of hire or transfer into position, NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program within 12 months of hire or transfer into position, PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support within 12 months of hire or transfer into position and NPS - Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty required. Other Advanced Practice Respiratory Therapist preferred. Minimum five (5) years experience in critical care required. Extensive advanced knowledge of neonatal/pediatric cardiopulmonary principles, practices, supportive technology, and systems.

POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, Varies

LOCATION: Madera, CA

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