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Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP

Job ID: 106531 Date posted: December 01, 2020

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time


The Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) performs all aspects of Respiratory Therapy in a progressive, collaborative environment.  We use advanced modes of Ventilation while performing Ventilator Management.   The RPC will work in both Acute and Critical Care areas. Draw and analyze ABG's in all areas of the hospital.   We operate under the shared governance model where important decisions are shared with and implemented through frontline staff.
The Respiratory Department provides all aspects of respiratory care to the Sharp HealthCare patients.  Our large respiratory department is comprised of Advanced RCPs, RCP, Clinical Leads, Clinical Specialist, and clerical staff.  The therapists have the ability to work in the ER, ICU and several other hospital units.
Our department fosters a team environment where we practice a patient center approach.  Your respiratory expertise is valued as part of the patient’s quality care.  Initiative, critical thinking, time management and strong interpersonal skills are behavior standards that we value in our department.
Sharp Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds  . Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multiorgan transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Person-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
12 hours day shift, 6:00 am - 6:30 pm, every other weekends.
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • Graduate of a CoARC accredited respiratory therapy program required
  • Current unencumbered CA Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current one-two (1-2) year RCP inpatient hospital experience 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.


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