Providence Health & Services Respiratory Care Practitioner - NICU in Mission Hills, California


Providence is calling a per diem, variable shift Respiratory Therapist for the NICU- RRT to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Provide respiratory therapy to neonates as ordered by physicians, according to established standards and practices.

  • Set up equipment, oxygen hood, High Flow nasal Cannula and nasal CPAP.

  • Administer respiratory treatment as ordered by the physician; charts treatment, response, and progress.

  • Provide and monitor conventional ventilation as well as High Frequency ventilatory support to the premature infant in the NICU by protocol.

  • Perform endotracheal intubation on the neonate.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate of a program for Respiratory Therapy

  • Current NBRC Credential (RRT or CRT)

  • Current License in Respiratory Care in the State of California

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

  • Knowledge of tests, therapeutics, disease processes and medical terminology

  • Current NRP Provider

  • Current LA City Fire Care within 90 days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Current NBRC RRT Credential / NPS

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist is preferred for all therapists

  • Minimum of 2 years recent work experience

About the hospital you will serve:

Nationally recognized for clinical excellence and trauma care, Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a 377-bed, level II trauma center in Mission Hills, California. We are the only Magnet®Designated Hospital in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Holy Cross also has been recognized this year by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the best places to work in Los Angeles. As our reputation for excellence grows, so does our facility. We have recently expanded our medical center with the addition of a new 138-bed patient care wing. This expansion has made Providence Holy Cross Medical Center one of the largest hospitals serving the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys.

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-Mission Hills

Req ID: 191079