Respiratory Therapist II Full Time Nights at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/3/2021

Media

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
    10/3/2021
  • Job ID:
    21025405
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Respiratory Therapist II AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • $15K Sign On Bonus
  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, 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 department protocol. Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery therapies and makes recommendations to the most efficient delivery method per protocol.
  • Obtains, analyzes and reports findings of arterial blood gases, and co-oximetry. Performs quality controls as needed.  Setup and Performs oximetry, apnea, TC and ETCO2 monitoring as ordered by physician.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports, and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and non-conventional modes of ventilation per policy and procedure. Reviews chest radiological reports as necessary per supervisor and policy and procedures.
  • Performs bedside spirometry, overnight oximetry studies, six minute walk tests.
  • Conventional Ventilator Management per ventilator management protocol including ventilator set up and routine ventilator checks, and provides intra-hospital transport.
  • Documentation and charging for all interactions with patients according to department and hospital guidelines.
  • Assesses and/or interprets data about the patient’s status to identify each patients needs and provide appropriate care, including age-related care.
  • Identifies and applies planning care and/or intervention techniques appropriate to the physical, cognitive and psychosocial characteristics of each patient population served.
  • Implement clinical strategies that incorporate respiratory therapy assessment-driven protocols that are patient-centric, value driven, and evidence-based best practices focused on disease management.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • ABG Puncture and Analysis
  • CPR and basic Airway management and suctioning
  • Oscillatory Chest Physiotherapy Applications
  • Application Non-Invasive Oxygen Therapies & devices
  • Respiratory Monitoring Pulse oximetry applications
  • Medicated Aerosol Therapies, Bronchial Hygiene Therapies, Lung Expansion Therapies
  • Basic Spirometry
  • Routine Oxygen Delivery, Devices, and Oximetry 
  • Non-Invasive High Flow Therapy
  • Non-Invasive Heliox Therapy
  • Basic Tracheotomy Care
  • Advanced Tracheostomy Care including tracheotomy change & de-cannulation
  • Non-Invasive Bilevel Application & Management
  • Invasive and Non-Invasive End Tidal Co2 Capnography  Application & Monitoring
  • Advanced Tracheostomy Care/Change out/de-cannulations
  • Bronchoscopy Assist
  • Advanced Conventional & Non-Conventional Ventilator Management
  • Utilize and adapt to State of the Art Technology, Computer Systems and Applications
  • Effective Oral and Written Communication

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate from an AMA approved program by the National Board of Respiratory Care in Respiratory Therapy is required.  AAS or AS is required.
  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential required
  • AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications required
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience in acute care setting.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current Florida State License as an RRT/Registered Respiratory Therapist.
  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the NBRC

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist II performs all necessary routine respiratory care procedures associated with acute or critically ill neonatal, pediatric, or adult patient populations and is able to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.  He/she initiates and maintains appropriate therapy, including life support technique and equipment.  Provides, preventable, supportive, and corrective interventions related to the cardio-pulmonary system in assigned patient care areas in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies, procedures, and all applicable regulations and standards. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients, and families of all ages. Minimum competency in all applicable advanced clinical skills must be demonstrated and maintained. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. 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.

VIEW ALL JOBS BY:
Location | Organization | Category | Job Function