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Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner - Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a per diem, variable shift Respiratiory Care Practitioner for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity 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

  • Administration of surfactant, as appropriate

  • High frequency ventilation, as appropriate

  • Must be experienced in neonatal intubation

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

Our Mission

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.

About Us

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

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Respiratory Therapists

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 211972