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Advanced Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP

Job ID 85111 Date posted 01/03/2018
  • Facility: Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Respiratory Therapy
  • Category: Respiratory Therapy Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 0.9
  • Shift Start: 6 PM
  • Shift End Time: 6:30 AM
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
12 hours night shift, 6:00 pm - 6:30 am, every other weekends.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapist program
  • Current unencumbered CA Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current NRP certification
  • Current three (3) year experience as a hospital based respiratory therapist in the Level II or Level III NICU department   
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Current ACLS certification

The Adv RCP plans and administers assigned respiratory care functions and duties. Integrates care with multidisciplinary team to facilitate patients' access to needed resource from pre-admission to discharge. Transfers knowledge and mentors others to improve clinical practice. The application of expert respiratory care principles will directly result in improved outcomes as assessed by patients, family, physicians and staff. In addition to the roles and responsibilities of a Respiratory Care Practitioner, the Advanced RCP applies the following respiratory care principles in the provision of science based comprehensive care delivery to the identified patient population.
The role of the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital’s Respiratory department is to provide quality respiratory care to all its patients (adults and neonates). Our Level III NICU gives you the opportunity to work with neonates in our progressive unit.  Our staff is comprised of Clinical Specialist, Clinical Leads, Adv RCPs, RCPs, Material Specialist, and a Pulmonary Supply Assistant. 
We are a close, team oriented group.  Our fast paced, progressive department has a ventilation philosophy of weaning patients off ventilators quickly.  As a RCP at Sharp Mary Birch, you are also given the chance to participate in high risk deliveries the best and brightest Neonatologists and Perinatologists in healthcare.  Your positive attitude and team player approach are behavior standards that we value in our department.
As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated to exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns offers a full range of health care services for women at all stages of life – from pregnancy to menopause to healthy aging. More babies enter the world at Sharp Mary Birth than any other hospital in California – about 9,500 each year. Sharp Mary Birch has been recognized as a Magnet® hospital for nursing and patient care excellence, is a certified Baby Friendly birth facility, and its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is recognized among the best in the world.
Essential Physical Requirements may include
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Keyboarding
  • Mousing
  • Climbing
  • Bed mobilization (scooting / rolling)
  • Lateral transfers (bed to gurney)
  • Bed to chair/wheelchair/commode transfer
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Push/Pull up to 100 pounds
  • Carry up to 50 pounds
Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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