Respiratory Therapist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/21/2022

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    5/21/2022
  • Job ID:
    21043354
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

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

  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
  • Mental Health Resources and Support

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: PRN Days

The community you’ll be caring for:

Location Address: 9441 Health Center Drive Land O' Lakes, Florida 34637

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Connerton

  • Specialty hospital for medically complex patients
  • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence
  • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RN’s, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC
  • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate
  • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program

The role you’ll contribute:

The Respiratory Therapist Advanced performs all necessary respiratory care procedures associated with acute or critically ill neonatal & pediatric routine care modalities, and mid-level higher acuity adult care modalities and is able to work independently and as a member of a multidisciplinary team.  . The advanced care therapist is considered a mid-level respiratory practitioner specializing in higher acuity adult care. Applies the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate interactions with staff, patients, and families of all ages.   He/she initiates and maintains appropriate therapy, including life support technique and equipment.  Minimum competency in all applicable advanced clinical skills must be exceeded.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:  

  • Responds to all Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association and performs other duties as directed. 
  • Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, airway suctioning, extubation, assist with tracheostomy insertion, perform tracheostomy tube change, assist with bronchoscopy, and procedural respiratory support.. 

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Graduate from an AMA approved program by the National Board of Respiratory Care in Respiratory Therapy is required.  AAS or AS is required.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) required or CRT registry eligible and must obtain registry RRT credential within 12 months from hire date.
  • CPR/BLS and ACLS certification required.
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience in acute care setting.
  • Current Florida State License as a RRT /Registered Respiratory Therapist.


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

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