Respiratory Therapist FT at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    10/27/2019
  • Job ID:
    19015732
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Altamonte Springs

Job Description


Description

Respiratory Therapist -AdventHealth Altamonte

 

Location Address: 601 E Altamonte Dr, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Altamonte

  •  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
 
Work Hours/Shift:
  •  Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:  

  • Critical thinking and patient assessment skills, with the ability to evaluate and modify plan of care
  • Ability to use applicable infection control standards
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including documentation in the patient care record Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and use of computer applications
  • Airway management skills, including maintenance of a patient airway and care of artificial airways
  • Ability to provide optimal respiratory support including: administration of oxygen, inhaled medications, lung expansion, and bronchial hygiene 


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
  • Current, valid state of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
    • Exception: For Cost Center 7610: Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 7633: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
  • For Cost Centers 7630, 7637, 1520, 0520, and 9390: Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 0520, 1520, 4270, 5040, 7637, 9390: Current PALS and NRP certification (Preferred)
  • For Cost Center 4270, 5040, 7610: Current ACLS certification (Preferred)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary science (Preferred)
Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Adheres to AdventHealth Orlando Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.



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

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