Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner II - NICU Respiratory in Tarzana, California

Description:

Providence is calling a per diem, variable shift NICU Respiratory Care Practitioner to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Report to the Director of Cardiopulmonary Services and Clinical Coordinator of the Respiratory Therapy department.

  • Be responsible for administering and charting all aspects of respiratory therapy depicted by the respiratory care practitioner license under the supervision of the medical director.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a program for Respiratory Therapists.

  • Current California State Respiratory Care Practitioner License

  • Registered Respirtory Therapist required

  • Note, Respiratory Therapists credentialed prior to 1/1/15 are grandfathered as CRTs

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (AHA-BLS) for Healthcare Provider

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) within 6 months of hire

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Current Los Angeles City Fire Card within 90 days of hire

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English both verbally and in writing

  • Previous intubation skills

  • Knowledge of medical terminology related to neonatal intensive care

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Two years previous neonatal experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in one central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 169791