Resp Care Practitioner-RCP
Sharp Memorial Hospital 48 reviews - San Diego, CA

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Per Diem


This position is located in Serra Mesa.

12 hour shift: 6:00 pm – 6:30 am and 6:00 am - 6:30 pm, working every other weekend.


AS Degree in Respiratory Care or equivalent from CoARC accredited school

Requires current California RCP license

Requires BLS certification

Requires ACLS certification

Requires a minimum of 1 year current RCP inpatient hospital experience

Critical Care experience a plus

New grad RCPs may be considered for this position

The 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 role of the Sharp Memorial Respiratory department is to provide 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 multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.

Essential Physical Requirements may include:


Twisting (trunk)

Twisting (neck)

Bending (waist)

Flexing/Extending (neck)


Fine Manipulation / Pinching

Reaching below shoulder level

Reaching above shoulder level




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

Must be able to maneuver, with assistance, all portable equipment weighing more than 200 pounds

Must be able to independently maneuver all portable equipment weighing less than 200 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).

Each new hire candidate who is offered employment must pass a physical evaluation, urine drug screen and pre-employment back ground checks before starting work.

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48 reviews
The docs and the scalpels are sharp at Sharp Memorial Hospital. The flagship facility of Sharp HealthCare, the not-for-profit hospital...