Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City
Location Address: 7050 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL 33541
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Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Responsible for the delivery of care to patients with conditions that affect their respiratory status. This includes the delivery of aerosolized medication, oxygen therapy, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, and lung function testing. Employee is responsible for the drawing, analyzing, and resulting of blood gases.
Responds to rapid response, code blue and performs CPR
If filling in as a LeadÂ for shift, reviews work-load and assists in determining proper staff for following shift and next day. Makes staff assignment, is a resource to staff for technical questions, ensures that work on the shift is completed, ensures completed ECGs are removed from list and ensures that overdue task and medication list is cleared off.
Employee is responsible for following the regulatory requirements in of the blood gas lab; running of quality control as needed and changing of analyzer cartridges.
Proper time management and prioritization skills
Follow established policies
What You Will Need:
Graduate of approved respiratory therapy program prior to obtaining license or grandfathered in prior to licensure
Basic computer knowledge including, word and excel, and computerized medical record documentation
Mechanical and non-invasive ventilation knowledge
Minimum of three years acute care hospital experience with one year minimum critical care experience
Has worked in a regular acute care hospital setting within the last 3 years.
RRT or CRT Florida State License.
Maintains continuing education to meet regulatory requirements for licensure.
BLS, NRP. If does not have NRP must be obtained within six months of hire
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.