Respiratory Care Practitioner

Job ID
Employment Type
Per Diem
Respiratory Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
California Hospital Medical Center
Standard Hours
Monday - Sunday 7am to 730 pm or 7pm to 730am
Work Schedule
12 Hour


Founded in 1887, Dignity Health - California Hospital Medical Center is a 318-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in downtown Los Angeles. The hospital offers a full complement of services including a Level II trauma center, the Los Angeles Center for Women’s Health, obstetrics and pediatric services, and comprehensive cardiac and surgical services. The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit for more information.


Position Summary:


All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The person doing this job is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost effective manner. The role of the Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) is to provide appropriate respiratory care in an efficient and effective and timely manner. The RCPs primary area of responsibility will be focused on providing care for the pediatric, adult, and geriatric patient.


This position is represented by SEIU



Minimum Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years acute care experience including, pediatrics, trauma, and ventilator management; blood gas and pulmonary function testing experience desirable; experience with extended and managed care desirable.
  • AS in Respiratory Therapy preferred; BS in Respiratory Care desirable.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred; strong patient assessment skills, strong communication and interaction skills.
  • Current RCP license issued by the state of California required.  
  • CRTT, RRT or advanced credential preferred.
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS




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