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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist III PRN Days in Tarpon Springs, Florida

Description

Respiratory Therapist III AdventHealth North Pinellas

Location Address: 1395 S Pinellas Avenue, Tarpon Springs, Florida 34689

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth North Pinellas

  • Great Culture

  • Top Quality outcomes

  • Nurse Excellence Committee (NEC)/Governance

  • Leadership is accessible

  • Located on the Gulf of Mexico

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Days

You will be responsible for:

  • Proper time management for general floor therapy

  • Proper time management for critical care procedures/therapies

  • Demonstrates knowledge related to adult and neonatal ventilator management.

  • Demonstrates time management and prioritization skills on a routine basis

  • Maintains professional communications with both internal and external customers. Works well with peers

  • Provides nursing with at least one in-service per year with regards to oxygen delivery, or medication management

  • Participates in respiratory care performance improvement program- audits 5 charts monthly

  • Is BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP certified and maintains certifications.

  • Demonstrates accuracy in documentation for all respiratory care procedures

  • Attends departmental meetings 80% of the time

  • Performs quality EKG’s according to departmental standards

Qualifications

What will you need?

  • The RCP must be a graduate of an approved school of respiratory therapy or have equivalent training.

  • S/he will have experience in an acute care environment. S/he must have expertise in blood gas laboratory management

  • S/he routinely assesses the respiratory status of the patient and initiates re-evaluation of therapy when indicated. S/he identifies immediate/potential problems and takes appropriate action, prioritizing to provide the proper response to patient needs. S/he serves as an educational resource to other staff members, patients, and family members.

  • S/he communicates effectively and documents thoroughly. S/he seeks to continuously improve both individual and group performance, maintaining high professional standards. Customer service is always primary objective of the RCP in day to day interactions. S/he displays work habits which are considerate of others, safe, and orderly.

  • Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and to demonstrate that s/he can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities

  • The RCP must be a graduate of an approved school of respiratory therapy or have equivalent training.

  • 2-4 years of experience

  • S/he will have experience in an acute care environment. S/he must have expertise in blood gas laboratory management

  • The RCP must have registration from the National Board of Respiratory Care, or be CRT

  • S/he must have a current license from the Department of Professional Regulation of the State of Florida. S/he must comply with all requirements to maintain the license in good standing, such as CEU’s.

  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP course completion is required

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 North Pinellas

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth North Pinellas

Req ID: 21040970

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.