Roseville, California

Position Overview:
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) Coordinator coordinates the outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation program with the primary purpose of restoring the pulmonary patient to an optimal level of function and alleviates the symptoms and complications of respiratory impairment. The PR Coordinator also works to reduce the readmission of patients with PR qualifying diagnoses (e.g. COPD) by providing transitional support, phone call follow up and timely access to PR for this patient population.
The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Coordinator, when necessary, performs all staff Respiratory Care Practitioner duties.
Provides care based on the age related needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient with consideration of their development/psychosocial needs, environmental safety, education needs, communication style, and level of understanding.

The intention for the schedule for this role will be approximately five days per pay period, with every Sunday being a required workday. Other days will rotate on alternating weeks.


Qualifications:
Education:
  • AA degree in Respiratory Therapy.
  • Certification of Registration by the National Board for Respiratory Therapy (RRT) or National Society for Cardiopulmonary Technologist.
  • Clinical/Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Certification issued by the American Heart Association is required.
Experience:
  • Minimum two (2) years experience in Respiratory Care following completion of AMA program.
  • Training in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
  • Strongly recommend participation in state and/or national Pulmonary Rehab organization.
Knowledge:
  • Knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology, chemistry and physics.
  • In-depth knowledge of pulmonary mechanics and Patient Education in the pulmonary system.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and guidelines in all areas of respiratory therapy and cardiopulmonary.
  • Awareness of available transition and outpatient support programs offered to patients with respiratory conditions.
  • Familiarity with hospital organizational structure and operations and experience in dealing with hospital staff and physicians.
  • Understanding of key risk factors for readmission and methods of supporting the individual patient to reduce this risk.
Special Skills/Equipment:
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and leadership capabilities
  • Adept in program development and public relations.


Organization: Sutter Roseville Medical Center
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Sunday
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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Roseville, California

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