Respiratory Intern - PRN - Ocala at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/7/2021


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


PRN Respiratory Intern

Location Address: 1500 SW 1st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

• Horse Capital of the World

• Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

• Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

• Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with internal or external customers. Promptly responds to multiple departments regarding respiratory supplies and medical gas issues.
  • Demonstrates appropriate and courteous phone etiquette
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Provides non-direct patient care support services for respiratory therapy department.
  • Management and distribution of medical gas cylinders including inventory and cylinder transport to all patient care areas (including CVOR, Endoscopy, Main OR, Labor & Delivery, Radiology, Neonatal Transport and Cath Lab).
  • Make daily rounds to assigned areas to deliver, check, change and set-up equipment.
  • Direct Supply-Chain management for all ordering/stocking and inventory of the RT Department supplies.
  • Maintain all respiratory supply areas to optimal par levels. Coordinates with Nursing unit leaders to maintain an organized stock/supply room.
  • Stock respiratory and medical gas supply equipment in all patient areas.
  • Check all soiled utility rooms for respiratory equipment.
  • Frontline troubleshooting of all broken or damaged respiratory equipment including equipment removed from service by staff. Assists in the management of all rental equipment.
  • Set up ventilator and critical care Bi-level breathing machines including routine operational system checks.
  • Communication with Vendors/Reps and outside business partners regarding new equipment for the department. Includes ownership of bronchoscope exchange/repair process.
  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis.
  • Documents and charges for procedures accurately and completely.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
  • Demonstrates culturally competent care into daily practice
  • Demonstrates organizational commitment standards and values
  • Adheres to organizational standards for dress and professional appearance.
  • Demonstrate collaboration and teamwork in assisting with patient flow
  • Take responsibility for decisions, actions and results
  • Practice financial stewardship as a representative of AdventHealth Tampa
  • Completes any mandatory educational requirements

What You Will Need:

  • High School education or equivalent
  • Previous experience in hospital setting preferred.  
  • Previous hospital materials management experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to follow written and verbal instructions effectively.
  • Disassemble, clean, reassemble and test respiratory equipment.
  • Working knowledge of and ability to use computer and perform data entry.
  • Ensure Infection Control

Job Summary: 

The respiratory care intern works under the supervision of the respiratory department leadership team and with the guidance of licensed respiratory care practitioners to prepare, transport, set up and check respiratory care equipment in both routine and emergency situations including the management and distribution of medical gas cylinders to all patient care areas.

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

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