Advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Apopka, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    19015790
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Apopka

Job Description


Description
 

Respiratory Therapist Advanced/Registered -AdventHealth Apopka

 
Location Address: 2100 Ocoee Apopka Rd, Apopka, FL 32703 

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Apopka

  • AdventHealth Apopka is a seven-story, 120-bed hospital offering an extensive range of services including expanded surgical services, advanced surgical suites and a catheterization lab
  • The hospital also features a 30,000-square-foot emergency department with pediatric-friendly beds, imaging services, a full-service cafeteria, chapel, gift shop and on-site fire station
  • The hospital opened in December 2017, replacing the 50-bed hospital that AdventHealth had operated in downtown Apopka for more than four decades
Work Hours/Shift:
  •  Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:  

  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis.
  • Responds to Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association guidelines.
  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, prescriber care plans, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy in a cost and time efficient manner making appropriate recommendations and changes per prescriber care plan.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and advanced modes of ventilation per policy and procedure.
  • Proactively initiates process improvement ideas. Assists with clinical instruction and precepting, and serves as a resource person to lower level therapists. 


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
  • For Children’s Hospital: Pediatric and Neonatal experience
  • Current Valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 7630, 7637, 0520, 5040, 4270, 1792, and 9390: Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 7633: Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • For Cost Center 1520 and 3738: Current ACLS, NRP, and PALS certification
  • For Cost Center 3604: Current ACLS and PALS certification
  • For Cost Center 3604: Current NRP certification (Preferred)
  • For Cost Center 0520, 7637, 9390, 5040, 4270, 1792: Current NRP and PALS certification (Preferred)
Job Summary:
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. 

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

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