Sharp HealthCare Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP in Chula Vista, California


The Respiratory Care Practitioner – RCP will provide quality respiratory care to patients of Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. During a typical 12 hour shift a RCP may see about 8-12 patients in the acute care and 4 vent patients in the critical care area.

The Respiratory Department works as an integral part of the healthcare team to provide the best patient care. Our team is comprised of Clinical Leads, Clinical Specialist, Respiratory Therapists, Pulmonary Diag. Lab Specialists and administrative staff. Our Respiratory staff is passionate about their profession. Their positive attitude makes them strong patient advocates, driven to learn and succeed and supportive of each other. You are given the opportunity to practice your profession with start of the art equipment. Our Pulmonary Function Lab is accredited by the American Thoracic Society.

Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center is a 343-bed hospital with the largest array of health care services in San Diego's South Bay. A Designated Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital, Sharp Chula Vista is home to the region's most comprehensive heart program and also offers exceptional services for orthopedic care and women and infants. The Douglas & Nancy Barnhart Cancer Center offers patients the most advanced treatment technology, a unique healing environment and an extraordinary level of care.

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.

Keywords: Respiratory Care Practitioner, RCP, Respiratory Therapist


This position is located in Chula Vista, San Diego County.



12 hours variable shift, weekends as needed.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Current unencumbered CA Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license

  • Current BLS certification for Healthcare Providers

  • Associate of Science in Respiratory Care or equivalent from CoARC accredited school preferred

  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

  • Current one (1) year experience as an inpatient hospital RCP preferred

Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Current ACLS certification

  • Current NPR certification

Job: *Respiratory Therapy Jobs

Organization: *77200 - Respiratory Therapy

Title: Respiratory Care Practitioner - RCP

Location: Chula Vista-Chula Vista Medical Center

Requisition ID: 86680