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Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP

Job ID: 106995 Date posted: December 22, 2020

  • Sharp Chula Vista Medical Ctr
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy Jobs
  • Night Job
  • Per Diem


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 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Person-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and as well as offering 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 Medical Center has been providing health care to San Diego's South Bay community for more than 70 years. Now we are on a journey to go beyond, building a next-generation hospital in our binational region. The new hospital tower at Sharp Chula Vista combines clinical excellence with thoughtful consideration to provide the best level of care to the community we're privileged to serve. The new hospital tower is the first new Sharp hospital in San Diego’s South Bay in more than 40 years. The tower includes seven stories, a 197,000-square-foot hospital.

As part of Planetree designation, the new hospital includes:

•           All-private patient rooms designed with safety and privacy as priorities, including 10 intensive-care suites

•           6 operating rooms (including 1 hybrid Operating Room)

•           Redesigned main entrance and lobby

•           Rooftop café with indoor/outdoor dining with panoramic ocean views

•           Additional space for support services including a pharmacy and kitchen

On the main floors, patients receive quality care in large, private rooms; a new-intensive care unit features high-tech suites for lifesaving care. In our spacious, new operating rooms, surgeons perform cutting-edge procedures for cardiology, radiology, and more. A versatile hybrid operating room can shift quickly from a catheterization procedure to surgery. Located at the top of the hospital is an indoor/outdoor café featuring panoramic views, from the ocean to the mountains

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 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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