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AdventHealth Lead Respiratory Therapist in Ocala, Florida


Respiratory Therapist Lead AdventHealth Ocala

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Up to $25k Sign-on Bonus*

  • Up to $10k Relocation Bonus*

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Pet Insurance*

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Career Development

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.


Full Time Nights

The role you’ll contribute:

The Respiratory Services Team Leader coordinates and supervises all aspects of Respiratory Therapy in accordance with current applicable federal, state and local standards, regulations, and guidelines to assure the highest degree of quality care is rendered at all times. Along with department leaders, he/she is responsible for staffing and scheduling team members to provide adequate coverage for provision of care for all patients with pulmonary needs. Develops strong relationships with physicians and other referral sources and ensures compliance with the established pulmonary programs. Maintains open and on-going communications with their leader to ensure patient, staff, and facility needs are met. Maintain ongoing clinical competence requiring regular clinical practice and taking a patient assignment as situations warrant, including assisting Physicians with Bronchoscopies, performing patient transports, and monitoring staff documentation. Must be able to independently function in all clinical areas and patient populations. Appropriate activities include attendance in all department meetings, staff scheduling, and provision of direct patient care. Staff development and improvement of clinical skills for clinical team is also a priority of this position. The expectation for the Team Lead is to be an Ambassador to patients and families for better patient outcomes and satisfaction; monitoring of documentation and overseeing revenue cycle and charges, process improvement department program and department safety officer. They will also maintain comptenecy in utilizing and troubleshooting ABG machines. Assist with new employee and yearly education competencies.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Rounds on new patients and patients with respiratory modalities

  • Creates a patient-centered atmosphere that breeds excellent clinical and service outcomes

  • Assists with patient satisfaction/patient experience to assure patients are receiving quality care

  • Coordinates patient care plans

  • Provides clinical services to all patients, regardless of age, race or sex.

  • Oversees respiratory participation in interdisciplinary team meeting

  • Rounds daily with physicians


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Graduate of Respiratory Therapy School with a minimum of an AS/AAS degree

  • Current National Board of Respiratory Care Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential

  • Minimum of three (3) years acute care experience with 1-2 years of supervisory experience (Supervisor, Relief Team Leader, etc. included)

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP certifications per American Heart Association/American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Current valid Florida State license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Ocala

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Ocala

Req ID: 21044090

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.