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


Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem/Variable shift) to Providence Tarzana Medical Center.

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.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a program for Respiratory Therapy.

  • Current California State Respiratory Therapist 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 ) Certification for Healthcare Provider from the American Heart Association

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

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support ( ACLS ) sponsored by the American Heart Association 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:

  • 6 months of work experience.

  • 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: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: California-Tarzana

Req ID: 133965