Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner I in Tarzana, California
Providence is calling a per diem, variable shift Respiratory Care Practitioner I 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 depiced 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 ) 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
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
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.
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
Job Category: Respiratory Therapy
Req ID: 169801