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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist Advanced in Altamonte Springs, Florida

Description

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!

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

  • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resource

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.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days 3 12's

The community you’ll be caring for:

  • Located north of Orlando in the community of Altamonte Springs, our facility is consistently named “Best Hospital” for overall quality, reputation, doctors and nurses by local residents

  • As the largest satellite campus within the AdventHealth system, AdventHealth Altamonte has been providing state-of-the-art healthcare to the community since 1973

  • The 398-bed hospital cares for more than 168,000 patients a year. We are proud to be revolutionizing health care with visionary leadership and world-class resources

The role you’ll contribute:

The Advanced/Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Ability to accept lead responsibility in the absence of a Lead Therapist / Supervisor, as directed. Specific age groups are identified in the principal duties and job responsibilities section. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.

  • Assesses and makes appropriate decisions and interventions according to patient evaluation / needs. Sets patient goals, assisting in the development of a plan of care along with the multidisciplinary team. Evaluates / interpret diagnostic data including but not limited to lab results and monitoring data. Communicates effectively with the multi-disciplinary team.

  • Satisfactorily completes department orientation, airway management certification, critical care training program, Infant/ Pediatric Emergency training program (campus specific), and advanced critical care-training program, and is proficient at all applicable procedures defined below.

  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis. Documents and charges for procedures accurately and completely to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.

  • Responds to Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association guidelines. Performs airway maintenance including proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, endotracheal intubation, extubation, assists with bronchoscopy, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs tracheostomy tube change, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, LMA insertion, manages patients with laryngectomy. Provides procedural respiratory support

Qualifications

Qualifications - External

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Associate degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program

  • Active and Current Florida State License as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • For Altamonte and Celebration: Current NRP, and PALS certification

  • For East Orlando: Current PALS certification

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • Active RRT-ACCS credential (Registered Respiratory Therapist – Adult Critical Care Specialist) from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • For Apopka, Kissimmee, and stand-alone EDs: PALS and NRP

  • For Winter Park and East Orlando: Current NRP certification

  • For East Orlando: Current NRP certification

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 Altamonte Springs

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Altamonte Springs

Req ID: 22025512

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.