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California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS) is seeking a knowledgeable Respiratory Care Practitioner well-versed in providing respiratory therapy services and treating pulmonary disorders.
In this key position, you will:
Provide respiratory therapy and diagnostic testing; evaluate and document the effectiveness of respiratory therapy
Process all physicians’ orders and schedules appointments as required
Educate patients in the use of metered dose inhalers, improved breathing techniques, bronchial hygiene and other therapeutics as necessary
Train Nursing staff in the administration of respiratory diagnostic procedures, treatment, and equipment
To thrive in this role, you must have graduated from an approved respiratory therapy program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care or its predecessor, the Joint Review Committee for Respiratory Therapy Education, and a license to practice Respiratory Care issued by the Respiratory Care Board of California.
In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a competitive benefits package, including:
40-hour workweek (affords you true work-life balance)
Generous paid time off and holiday schedule
State of California retirement that vests in 5 years (visit CalPERS.ca.gov for retirement formulas)
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
Robust 401(k) and 457 savings plans
And much more
We currently have opportunities at San Quentin State Prison, located in desirable Marin County just across the bay from metropolitan San Francisco.
Established to oversee and provide timely access to quality health care in all adult correctional facilities operated by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in California, California Correctional Health Care Services is seeking dedicated health care professionals to continue this important mission. In return we offer all of the benefits of employment with State of California, including comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance options; generous paid time off; and retirement options that include a pension and 401(k) and 457 accounts. Plus, with locations throughout the state, you’re sure to find your perfect fit!