Providence Health & Services Respiratory Therapist - Pulmonary Rehab ( Per Diem - Days ) in Torrance, California


Providence is calling a Respiratory Therapist (Per Diem/Day shift) to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Under general supervision, perform diagnostic pulmonary testing as prescribed by a physician.

  • Be accountable and responsible for performing diagnostic pulmonary function testing for patients from young adults through older adults.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Current California State Respiratory Care Practitioner License

  • Current Basic Life Support certification ( BLS ) for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association

  • Holds a RPFT or CPFT credential issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care

  • Must have an A.A. degree or an equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in pulmonary function testing and blood gas

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification ( ACLS ) by the American Heart Association preferred

  • EKG competency certified

  • Membership in a professional organization: CSRC, AARC

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

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: Day

Job Category: Respiratory Therapy

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 136684