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Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP

Job ID 113523 Date Posted 10/10/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp Mary Birch Hospital
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Night Job
  • Full-Time
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The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) plans and administers assigned respiratory care functions and duties to the Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns patients.
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.
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
12 hours shift, 6:00 pm - 6:30 am, every other weekends.

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 a hospital based respiratory therapist in the Level III NICU department 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: respiratory care, RCP jobs in San Diego, CRT, RRT
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