PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in Los Angeles County, Orange County, and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Hospital - Whittier, PIH Health Hospital - Downey and PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, 27 outpatient medical locations, a multi-specialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services, and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, women’s health, urgent care, and emergency services.
Responsible for independently utilizing respiratory care therapy to safely, therapeutically, and efficiently care for a group of patients based on policies and procedures. Delivers individualized quality respiratory care services through a coordinated team approach with physicians, staff and other departments. Responsible for responding to all code blue/emergency situations in the hospital and acts as Lead Respiratory Care Practitioner in the absence of the Lead. Complies with the State of California standards for Respiratory Care Practitioners.
Current California RCP license
2-4 Years in NICU Respiratory Care
Registered Respiratory Therapist by the NBRC
Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty (NPS) preferred
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for Healthcare Providers sponsored by the American Heart Association, ACLS, and PALS
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) sponsored by the American Heart Association
LA City fire card within 6 months of employment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills • Critical thinking skills • Problem-solving skills • Computer skills • Leadership and Training Skills
PIH Health is the Communities’ Health and Wellness Partner
Our network of highly trained and compassionate physicians, nurses, clinicians, staff and volunteers work tirelessly and collaboratively every day to maintain and enhance the health and wellbeing of every member of our service areas. And when needed, we are here to coordinate care, manage chronic disease, and treat health conditions for the best possible outcomes.
We’re a nonprofit, regional healthcare network with three hospitals, numerous outpatient medical offices, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. Our leadership is dedicated to putting patients first—a cornerstone of our mission, vision and values—as we deliver top-quality healthcare.
We serve more than 3.7 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region.
Why PIH Health?
Our culture is built around our core values, which are the guiding principles for everything we do. For over 60 years, PIH Health has maintained a sense of community and a family-like cultur...e where patients are the top priority, and employees and volunteers are proud to be affiliated with such an outstanding organization.
PIH Health Hospital - Whittier
Our Whittier campus delivers outstanding and compassionate care to patients, every day. Among other awards, PIH Health Hospital - Whittier has been named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® for the third consecutive year by Truven Health Analytics. PIH Health Hospital in Whittier, CA is located 30 minutes east of Los Angeles, close to the Los Angeles and Orange County border. There are many great communities in which to live that surround the hospital. This means easy access to work, great dining, shopping, entertainment and spectacular beaches. Whatever your passion, you’ll find the right place for it here.
PIH Health Hospital - Downey is a nonprofit hospital with a rich, nearly 100-year history of meeting the healthcare needs of its community. The Downey campus is part of the PIH Health comprehensive health network consisting of two hospitals, 18 medical office locations and a host of specialty services. According to US News & World Report, the hospital scores highly in patient safety and orthopedics. With 955 employees, the hospital is the 5th largest employer in the city of Downey.