Resp Care Practitioner-RCP
Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns - San Diego, CA

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Type

  • Per Diem

    Shift
    Nights

    Location
    This position is located in Serra Mesa.

    Hours
    12-hour night shift, variable shift

    Qualifications
    • Requires completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapist program
    • Requires current CA Respiratory Care Practitioner license.
    • Requires BLS, ACLS and NRP certificates
    • Requires current NICU experience
    • Minimum 2 years current NICU hospital based respiratory therapist experience.
    • Requires Level II or III NICU experience
    Summary
    The Respiratory Care Practitioner plans and administers assigned respiratory care functions and duties to the Sharp Mary Birch patients.

    Our Respiratory team supports the patient care that is provided at Sharp Mary Birch. Our department staff of 35 is part of the multidisciplinary team that works together to provide the best patient care.

    As San Diego’s only hospital dedicated exclusively to women, Sharp Mary Birch offers a full range of obstetrical, medical and surgical services for all stages of life. The hospital has 9 operating rooms and more than 169 licensed acute-care beds. More than 150 physicians specializing in women’s and infants’ medicine are affiliated with Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns, which delivers more than 8,600 babies each year — the most in California.

    Babies born prematurely or with other complications also need a special place to grow, heal and receive high-quality medical care. In our 61-bed Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) — the largest of its kind in Southern California — technology and innovation are combined with the human touch to give at-risk babies the best start in life. Each year, more than 100 babies are transferred to our NICU from other area hospitals. For little ones who need special attention, there is no better place to receive care.

    Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns is a nationally recognized, full-service Women's Hospital with approximately 8,500 deliveries per year and is part of the Sharp HealthCare system, which won the 2007 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

    Located in San Diego, it is nationally recognized for its care of expectant mothers and delivering babies, as well as its Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit – the largest in Southern California. Other services include Operating Room suites and PACU, Mother/Infant Services, Women’s Acute Care, and the Perinatal Special Care Unit with centralized monitoring specializing in high-risk antepartum care.

    Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns provides a full range of medical and surgical services for women of all ages, including robotic gynecologic surgery and oncology and is San Diego's only hospital dedicated to women's care. In 2009 and 2010, the hospital received the Press Ganey Summit Award for physician satisfaction scores above the 95th percentile or above for their two most recent physician partnership reports.

    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 (M/F/D/V).
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