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Respiratory Care Practitioner - RT

Job ID SCAH-2006921 Date Posted 05/21/2020 Location San Leandro, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day
Position Overview:

On any given day, Sutter Care at Home (SCAH) touches the lives of thousands of individuals by bringing health care directly to our patient’s home - where most people chose to receive their care.

Sutter Care at Home is one of the largest not-for-profit home health care and hospice agencies in Northern California. Founded in 1906, SCAH is committed to compassion and excellence through home health care, hospice, home medical equipment and respiratory care, home infusion therapy, private and geriatric care, Lifeline medical alert services and community flu and wellness programs. Serving more than 150,000 patients in 23 counties each year, Sutter Care at Home clinicians partner with our patients for better health.

Through competitive wages and benefits, flexible schedules, innovative care models, new technologies, and tuition reimbursement - Sutter Care at Home strives to be your "employer of choice."

Sutter Care at Home is the home health care and hospice affiliate of Sutter Health, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit health care systems.

The person holding this position is jointly responsible for the clinical aspect of the delivery of Respiratory Care services for Timberlake.



Licensed by the State of California Board of Medical Quality as an RCP. AA/AS from AMS School of Respiratory Therapy or equivalent. RRT credential preferred.


1-2 years prior Respiratory Therapy experience demonstrating respiratory clinical skills in either the acute or home setting. Prior experience with respiratory equipment designed for home use desired.


Demonstrates knowledge of Respiratory Care field and ability to act as resource for Timberlake non-clinical staff.


Must be literate on PC software programs to include Excel and Word. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are also required.

Must be able to meet company productivity standards as indicated by organization and manager.

Must be able to hear, read, write and speak clearly to effectively communicate with department staff, other Sutter VNA and Hospice employees and community, and carryout essential functions.

Must be able to handle sensitive issues, conflict with or among others, respectively direct and reinforce staff efforts, effectively plan and organize and prioritize work, think critically to both effectively plan and organize department operations consistent with SCAH’s strategic and operating objectives and to effectively solve unique problems as they arise or identify when to consult supervisor.

Must be able to deal with challenging work environment with time demands and occasional conflicting priorities. Maintain a positive and professional image and demonstrate self-directed learning to meet professional development and/or license requirements. Is responsible for maintaining all required licensure and certifications. At orientation and annually thereafter, must be able to meet SCAH core competencies for position and area of specialty, as appropriate. Must have reliable transportation.

Organization: Sutter Care at Home
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

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

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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