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.


RT 2 Staff Therapist

The Respiratory Therapist Level 2 (RT 2) is a clinically competent practitioner of respiratory care.  The RT 2 at this level administers respiratory care modalities and performs routine care with minimal guidance, and bases practice on physician orders, established policies and procedures.


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), within two years of date of hire.

  • A valid license to practice respiratory care in Pennsylvania.

  • Current Basic Life Support certification.

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


  • An Associate’s degree is required

  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred. 



  • Prior respiratory care experience is required.


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