Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ( Per Diem - Variable Shift ) in Burbank, California
Providence is calling a per diem, variable shift Respiratory Care Practitioner for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.
In this position you will:
Provide respiratory therapy to patients as ordered by physicians according to established standards and practices.
Set up equipment such as High Flow Nasal Cannula, Bubble CPAP and other oxygen devices.
Administer and chart respiratory treatment as ordered by the physician.
Provide and monitor conventional ventilation, high frequency ventilation, and non-invasive ventilation to infants in the NICU by protocol.
Perform endotracheal intubation on the neonate.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Graduate of a COARC (Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) -Accredited Respiratory Care Program
Licensed in Respiratory Care in the State of California
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for all new grad Respiratory Therapist
Note: Respiratory Therapist credentialed prior to 1/1/15 are grandfathered as Certified Respiratory Therapist [CRT]
Current Basic Life Support ( BLS ) for Healthcare Providers from the American Heart Association
Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support ( PALS ) certification sponsored by the American Heart Association
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program ( NRP ) certification sponsored by the American Heart Association
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
RRT is preferred for all therapists
Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Care Specialist ( NPS )
5 years Respiratory Therapy experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 414 bed acute care facility, known for its state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, has provided the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities for close to 70 years.
Many of our specialized services are provided within our Heart and Vascular Institute, one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers of heart attack victims; our Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, awarded the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission for a Primary Stroke Center, and the Gold Plus Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association (2010); our Women's Pavilion, and our newly opened the Roy and Patricia Disney Family Cancer Center, a comprehensive, state-of-the-art, patient-centered, treatment facility. Our cancer center includes some of the most advanced technology in radiation oncology, highly advanced medical and surgical oncology, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building.
Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center has an exceptional orthopedic program recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. And Providence Saint Joseph's Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery, and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence designation from HealthGrades.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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
Job Category: Respiratory Therapists
Req ID: 138355