Kaiser Permanente Respiratory Care Permittee/ Respiratory Care Practitioner I (RCPI)/Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner I (RRCPI)/Respiratory Care Practitioner II(RCPII)/Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner II (RRCPII) in Walnut Creek, California

RC PERMITTEE: Under physician supervision, delivers respiratory care services to patients in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director. Works under the direct guidance and supervision of a Respiratory Care Practitioner. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained.

RCPI/RRCPI/RCPII/RRCPII: Under supervision of a physician experienced in respiratory care, in accordance with policies and procedures approved by the Medical Director, is expected to assume clinical responsibility for specific respiratory care modalities and to adjust or modify therapeutic techniques within well-defined procedures based on a limited range of patient responses. Works under the general supervision of an administrative supervisor or the direction of a technical lead to deliver respiratory care services to patients in all areas of the hospital. Must be able to adapt to the particular area of duty assignment and to perform special duties required by the assignment. Standards of performance for the area to which the individual is assigned must be maintained.

Essential Functions:

Including but not limited to: Essential Duties and Responsibilities, Compliance Accountability, Competencies, Physical Demands and Work Environment (please see specific job descriptions for description)

Basic Qualifications:

RCPI/RRCPI/RCPII/RRCPII - High School Diploma/GED. Graduate from a respiratory care program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP w/ associate's degree required. If no associate's degree, in addition to graduation from a respiratory care program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP, must have 62 semester hs of college credit, including a background in the sciences, or bachelor's degree in another area. Respiratory Care Practitioners licensed prior to 1986 & currently working at Kaiser Permanente are exempt from this requirement.

  • 1 year recent critical care experience, clinical neonatal/pediatric experience & clinical polysomnography experience preferred or may be requiredx. - BLS required. Depending on specialty, ACLS, NRP or PALS may be required. - Certified (CRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care. RCP I/II licensed prior to 1986 & currently working at Kaiser Permanente are exempt from this requirement.

  • Licensed in the State of California.

  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care.(RRCPI/RRCPII only) - Certified/Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist and Neonatal/Ped Specialist by the National Board for Respiratory Care preferred, may be required.

  • Registered by the Board of Polysomnographic Technologists preferred, may be required.

RCPII/RRCPII = All of the above & 3 years regular (20 hrs+ per week) recent experience as a RCP. RC Permittee: High School Diploma/GED. Graduate from a respiratory care education program supported by CoARC or accredited by CAAHEP w/ associate's degree required.

  • Possession of a work permit issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California. Ability to obtain a valid license within probationary period. - BLS required. Depending on the particular specialty, ACLS, NRP or PALS may be required for this position.

COMPANY: KAISER

TITLE: Respiratory Care Permittee/ Respiratory Care Practitioner I (RCPI)/Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner I (RRCPI)/Respiratory Care Practitioner II(RCPII)/Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner II (RRCPII)

LOCATION: Walnut Creek, California

REQNUMBER: 682091

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.