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Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP

Job ID 113172 Date Posted 10/10/2021
Chula Vista, California
  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Night Job
  • Per Diem
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The Respiratory Care Practitioner – RCP  will provide quality respiratory care to patients of Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center.  During a typical 12 hour shift a RCP may see about 8-12 patients in the acute care and 4 vent patients in the critical care area.  
The Respiratory Department works as an integral part of the healthcare team to provide the best patient care.  Our team is comprised of Clinical Leads, Clinical Specialist, Respiratory Therapists, Pulmonary Diag. Lab Specialists and administrative staff.  Our Respiratory staff is passionate about their profession.  Their positive attitude makes them strong patient advocates, driven to learn and succeed and supportive of each other.  You are given the opportunity to practice your profession with start of the art equipment.  Our Pulmonary Function Lab is accredited by the American Thoracic Society.   

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 449-bed hospital campus with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A designated Magnet and Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment, and an extraordinary level of care.

Sharp Chula Vista has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. In January 2020, they opened a next-generation hospital tower, the first new hospital in the South Bay in more than 40 years. The new hospital tower combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve.

As part of Planetree designation, the hospital tower includes:

  • 106 all-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites
  • 6 operating rooms, including the South Bay’s only hybrid procedure room
  • Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean and mountain views
  • Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a proud recipient of the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing practices and quality patient care. Magnet distinction is one of the highest forms of recognition of nursing excellence. It’s a testament to the countless contributions of our nurses — in collaboration with other team members — to quality patient care through innovations in nursing practice. With fewer than 562 Magnet-recognized hospitals worldwide, this recognition signals to our patients, community and the world that the nurses of Sharp Chula Vista are truly best-in-class.

This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.
12 hours night shift, 6:00 pm - 6:30 am, weekends as needed 

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Graduate of a CoARC accredited respiratory therapy program required
  • Current unencumbered CA Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license
  • Current AHA BLS certification for Healthcare Providers 
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
  • Current one (1) year experience as an inpatient hospital RCP preferred

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Current ACLS certification
  • Current NPR certification

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


Keywords: RCP jobs in San Diego, CRT, RRT, respiratory therapy jobs in San Diego.

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