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AdventHealth Registered Respiratory Therapist FT Nights in Wesley Chapel, Florida

Description

Registered Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B Downs Blvd, Wesley Chapel, FL 33544

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Wesley Chapel:

  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full-Time/ Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Responsible for the safe and effective administration of medically prescribed medications, knowing their indications and contraindications.

  • Knows and follows the indications and contraindications, the policy and procedures in administering therapeutic modalities to include: PAP, IS, USN, HHN.

  • Sets up and monitors oxygen administration.

  • Sets up oxygen cylinders and assures proper usage and safety measures are in place.

  • Performs bedside spirometry tests. May be requested to perform test in PFT lab following adequate training and/or orientation.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Three (3) years acute care hospital experience required upon hire

  • Graduate of an accredited 2-year (AS degree) Respiratory Care Program upon hire

  • Current state license (RRT) upon hire

  • Current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or RQI upon hire

  • American Heart Association ACLS certification or RQI within 2 weeks of hire date

  • American Heart Association PALS certification or RQI within 2 weeks of hire date

  • NRP certification within 90 days of hire date

  • 8 hours Hip and Knee Replacement/Spine Education within 6 months of hire date, then annually

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible to the director. The Respiratory Therapist delivers care to patients under the direction/delegation of the physician. Must be able to perform satisfactorily the specific competencies as outlined by the department. Must effectively interact

with patient, families, physicians and other health team members while maintaining standards of respiratory care practice and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. Reports pertinent observations, interventions, and patient responses to the Registered Nurse and/or physician. Demonstrates sound judgment regarding observations, findings and concerns. The Respiratory Therapist serves as a resource for the department practitioners, students and the interdisciplinary

team, using critical thinking and decision-making skills in the delivery of quality patient care. Must contribute to the achievement of the Dashboard Measurements as well as patient, customer, and employee satisfaction.

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 Wesley Chapel

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Req ID: 21026743

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.