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Rady Children's Hospital San Diego Respiratory Therapist (Bernardy) - Pediatric Sub-Acute in San Diego, California

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children with special needs? The Bernardy Center is a 5-star rated pediatric subacute and long term care facility that helps patients and their families transition from the acute care environment by providing additional support and parent education prior to going home. The Bernardy Center team provides more than just medical support. Because they are children first, the developmental, emotionally and physical well-being of each child is the focus of care. Bernardy staff participate with the children in community as well as unit activities. So if you are looking to find a nursing position in which you have the time and opportunity to get to really know your patients and work alongside their families as well as make a life changing difference, the Bernardy Center team is looking for you!


Responsible for assessment, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions affecting the cardiopulmonary system for infants, children and adults. Selects and administers the appropriate care, taking into consideration the age, development level and size of the patient. Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.


Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy OR a diploma from a NBRC credentialed Respiratory Therapist Program

California Respiratory Care Practitioner License

RRT within 1 year of RCHSD employment

Current BLS for Healthcare Providers, issued by AHA

PALS (within 6-months of hire)


Bachelor's Degree in Respiratory Therapy


Bilingual Spanish

Previous acute patient care employment

Neonatal Pediatric Specialist, NPS

EOE including disability/vet