Job Description

Shift: 5:30A - 4:00P

Under the direction of the Director of Respiratory Care Services and in consultation with the Medical Director, the Diagnostic Technician/Respiratory Clinical Educator is responsible for ensuring Electrocardiograms, Electroencephalograms and Pulmonary Function Tests are completed as ordered by the Physician. Is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating education programs which facilitate the competence of the Respiratory Care Services staff and Nursing staff. Is responsible for developing processes to ensure all individuals are competent and provide care appropriate for all ages of the population served. Employee will also provide education to the community on behalf of SVMC regarding Asthma Awareness and Smoking Cessation. Employee will have primary responsibility for completion of all inpatient and outpatient EEG‘s, and outpatient Pulmonary Function Tests.

Individual must have and maintain current licensure as an RCP in the state of California. Must have and maintain current BLS certification or obtain within orientation process, prior to hands-on patient care. Must have and maintain ACLS, PALS, and NRP certification or obtain within six  (6) months of assignment to department.  Must complete the following within one year of acceptance of the position: CPFT: Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist and EEG Fundamentals Certification.   Must have three (3) to five (5) years of previous experience with the operation of Electroencephalograph and pulmonary function machine. Must be eligible to sit for the National Boards. Must have demonstrated clinical competence in patient care. Must demonstrate skills in assessing Educational needs, the preparation and presentation of in-service or patient educational programs, and evaluating educational programs' effectiveness. 

Must be able to work normal/scheduled working hours to include Holidays, call-backs, weeknights, weekends, and on-call. Agrees to participate, as directed, in emergencies and community disasters during scheduled and unscheduled hours. As a designated disaster service worker you are required to assist in times of need pursuant to the California Emergency Services Act.
(Gov’t. Code  §§ 3100, 3102)
Needs to recognize that they have an affirmative duty and responsibility for reporting perceived misconduct, including actual or potential violations of laws, regulations, policies, procedures, or this organization’s standards/code of conduct.
The employee shall work well under pressure, meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines and the employee shall at all times demonstrate a cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors.

The Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit, qualifications, potential and competency.   The Hospital policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), religion (all aspects of religious beliefs, observance or practice, including religious dress or grooming practices) marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or a record or history of cancer, and genetic characteristics), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition), genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.  Discrimination can also include failing to reasonably accommodate religious practices or qualified individuals with disabilities where the accommodation does not pose an undue hardship.  All such discrimination is unlawful.
The Hospital is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities.  This commitment applies to all persons involved in the Hospital operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee of the Hospital, including supervisors and coworkers.

Sierra View Medical Center is a tobacco-free environment.

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