Respiratory Therapist: Casual position available to fill in for vacations, illness and leave of absence. We are seeking someone with the skills and abilities to performs therapeutic and diagnostic patient respiratory care and outpatient services, if available, within the scope of practice and in accordance with department protocols. Responds promptly to nursing reports of change in patient status and all questions / concerns. Communicates the Respiratory needs of the patient and any changes to the patient’s physician in a timely manner. EKG studies / tracings will be performed by the RT during routine hours of operation for Acute, SNF, on occasions ER and out patients. Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications: Graduation from an approved Respiratory Technician program. Current California Respiratory certification/license. Would prefer a minimum of on 3 year experience in E.R. / ICU in a licensed acute care facility as a Respiratory Therapy Technician. Must be knowledgeable in all areas of oxygen therapies. This includes but is not limited to: nebulizer therapy, postural drainage and percussion, pulmonary function studies, mechanical ventilation, CPR, ACLS, PALS, blood gas analysis, charting and departmental procedures.
About Mountain Communities Healthcare District
Trinity Hospital is located in Trinity County, a mountainous, forested area that is located between Redding and Eureka. It is nestled in the basin just below the beautiful Trinity Alps and is a historic gold rush town.
Trinity Hospital is owned and operated by Mountain Communities Healthcare
District and has been in existence at its present location in Weaverville since the late 1800’s. During the early years, it was home to approximately five elderly residents and had one or two beds for acute care patients.
Today, Trinity Hospital has 25 acute care beds, 25 skilled nursing beds. The hospital offers a 24 hour emergency room, surgical services, and provides many out patient services including laboratory, diagnostic imaging, physical therapy, home health, and two rural health clinics.
Each month, 35 to 40 patients are admitted for acute care and approximately 20 surgeries and 34 endoscopic procedures are performed. The emergency room is staffed with in house physicians and is very busy, especially during the summer tourist season. The laboratory has state of the art chemistry and hematology analyzers, and provides basic bacteriology, immune hematology and coagulation services. The diagnostic imaging department provides basic x-rays, ultrasound, and CT scan services.
In order to assure quality care the hospital has local and consulting physicians working closely with our entire staff.
The Directors and staff are committed to ensuring the availability of and accessibility to emergency medical care, and primary and preventive health care in a cost effective and fiscally responsible manner to all the people in the communities we serve. At this small, rural facility they offer quality care with a personal touch that you can count on.