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Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner Supervisor, NICU - Burbank in Burbank, California


Providence is calling a Respiratory Care Practitioner Supervisor, NICU (Full-Time/Day Shift) to Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA.

We are seeking a Respiratory Care Practitioner Supervisor, NICU who will supervises and instruct staff. Provide respiratory therapy to patients as prescribed. Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care to age-specific patient population (e.g., infants, adolescents, adults, geriatrics, pediatrics), and participates in related continuing education.

In this position you will:

  • Oversee or participate in the orientation process of new employees and the work of department therapists by training, allocating and monitoring work.

  • Prepare and maintain therapists’ work schedules including sick time, flexing, approval of PTO, holidays and vacations.

  • Assist in the development, implementation, maintenance and compliance of department policies, procedures, objectives, goals, Improving Organization Performance program, educational programs, infection control and safety standards.

  • Participate in educational programs and inservice meetings as assigned.

  • Attend and conduct meetings as required.

  • Perform job functions as described in RCP job description as appropriate. Provides care to neonates, as required, as described in NICU RCP job description.

  • Assess performance and takes appropriate action as required (i.e., counsels/ recommends/documents disciplinary action, outstanding performance, etc.).

  • Participate in the interview process and makes recommendations for hiring.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a school of Respiratory Care

  • Licensed in Respiratory Care in the State of California

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Credential

  • Current BLS-HCP – Basic Life Support - for Healthcare Providers - American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross (ARC) - CPR/AED for Professional Rescuer accepted on hire until card expiration date

  • ACLS certification

  • PALS certification

  • NRP certification

  • Five (5) years experience in an acute care setting, to include adult critical care

  • Two (2) years experience in a Level III NICU

  • One (1) year supervisory or lead experience in an acute care setting

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent human relations skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty (NPS) Credential

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA, is a 392-bed acute care facility founded over 75 years ago by the Sisters of Providence. Known for our state-of-the-art technology and high quality, compassionate care, we provide the full range of diagnostic, treatment, care and support services for the San Fernando Valley communities.

We provide many specialized services and treatment capabilities. Our Heart and Vascular center delivers care with one of Los Angeles County's first STEMI designated receiving centers for heart attack victims. The Hycy and Howard Hill Neuroscience Institute, which supports our Certified Comprehensive Stroke Center, continues to grow inpatient and outpatient programs addressing stroke, Parkinson’s, and brain tumors. Maternal Child Health Services, including a level 3 NICU, support whole family care with 24/7 on site labor support and community education. 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 providers, excellent clinical outcomes and research, and all patient support services are housed in the same building. Our exceptional orthopedic program has recognized for its excellent outcomes and clinical expertise. Our Bariatric Program, a leader and resource for those dealing with obesity in Southern California, received a Five-Star Rating for Bariatric Surgery. In the fall of 2022 we will open our brand new, state-of-the-art Emergency Department which will triple our capacity to care for the community in their time of greatest need.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: California-Burbank

Req ID: 299829