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Location:
Woodland Hills, California
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
Kaiser Permanente

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Respiratory Care Coordinator II – Kaiser Permanente

At Kaiser Permanente, our focus on total health allows us to work as one. As one team driven by talented, passionate health care professionals. One community focused on making healthy choices. One organization using the latest innovations and most advanced care to serve 12.5 million people across the country. If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in each member’s mind, body, and spirit, join us at the heart of health care.

Assists in the planning, development, and implementation of Respiratory Care programs, and or education, for inpatient or outpatient staff. Will coordinate high quality, cost-effective care for patient population with COPD, asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, sleep disorders, and home oxygen. Coordinates all aspects of Respiratory Care, and or Respiratory Care Blood Gas Laboratory. Collaborates with managers, physicians, and patient care staff to identify and resolve Respiratory & Pulmonary Care system issues. Directly facilitates Respiratory & Pulmonary Care functions that expedite the patients work-up and follow-up in both the hospitals and clinics.  Provide direction to Inpatient or Outpatient Staff RCPs and Respiratory Care Coordinators under Department Manager guidance and direction.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

  • Minimum one (1) year of Respiratory Care experience required.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care, Health Science (Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, etc) or other related degree.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Respiratory Care Practitioner License (California) OR Registered Respiratory Therapist Certificate
  • Basic Life Support – Instructor OR Basic Life Support

Additional Requirements

  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Computer skills and experience with nasal CPAP and BIPAP equipment required.
  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Respiratory Care experience in an acute care setting preferred.
  • Recent experience facilitating performance improvement projects and experience planning, coordinating and implement programs preferred.
  • Training in pulmonary functions, sleep disorders, and asthma education preferred.
  • Recent experience in patient education in respiratory disease and sleep disorders preferred.

Notes:

  • Previous experience with ABG Lab and CAP/TJC survey readiness.
  • Expert in Adult & NICU patient population.
  • Charge of ABG lab surveys and staff education including Nurses & Respiratory Therapists.

 For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 1076184. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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