A leading pediatric hospital, CHOP has one of the largest pediatric research programs in the world. The nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children, it has about 530 beds at its primary facility and is a leader in formal pediatric medical training, pediatric emergency medicine, and adolescent medicine. In addition to its main hospital facilities, CHOP operates a pediatric health care network with owned or affiliated offices, clinics, and research facilities in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.


Education Respiratory Specialist

In a structured collaboration, the Education Respiratory Specialist with the clinical specialist, the manager, and director provides oversite and coordination of all unit based programs supporting learning activities that provide ongoing assessment of the Respiratory Therapist in the practice environment. The ERS demonstrates knowledge in teaching methodologies that provide effective education for adult learning. The ERS utilizes respiratory arts and sciences to independently work with an interdisciplinary team to provide expertise in respiratory care education, educational design and evidence-based practice through the appropriate shared governance structure.  of lab services.


Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing leadership in the areas of education, professional development, and evidence based practice and quality;  assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating programs specific to competency, orientation, in-service education, career development and role transition for clinically focused respiratory care providers. Provides education for all other providers (physician, nursing) in respiratory care as needed.

Qualifications for this position are listed below.

Licenses and Credentials

  • Successful completion of the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) examination, administered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

  • Successful completion of the Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (NPS) examination, administered by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).

  • A valid license to practice respiratory care in Pennsylvania.

  • A current Basic Life Support certification.

  • A current Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification, or Advanced Cardiac Life Support.


  • A minimum of five years-experience in the field of respiratory care.

  • A minimum of three years-experience in the care of neonatal/pediatric patients.


  • Master’s degree required


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