Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner II - NICU ( Per Diem - Nights ) in Tarzana, California


Providence is calling a Respiratory Care Practitioner (Per Diem/Night shift) to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit for 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

  • Communicates effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the following populations: Infants, Pediatrics, Adults, and Geriatrics

  • Responds to high-risk deliveries and neonatal resuscitation occurring in delivery, surgery, NICU, PICU, or ER


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a program for Respiratory Therapists

  • Current California State Respiratory Care Practitioner License

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for all new grad Respiratory Therapist applicants

  • Respiratory Therapist credentialed prior to 1/1/15 are grandfathered as Certified Respiratory Therapist [CRT]

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association

  • Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) sponsored by the American Heart Association

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification within 6 months of hire.

  • Current LA City Fire Card within 90 days of hire

  • Knowledge of tests, therapeutics, disease processes and medical terminology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years previous neonatal experience

  • Previous intubation skills

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist preferred for all therapists

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 once 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

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

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

Shift: Night

Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 139120