Respiratory Therapist Level I FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/24/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Date Posted:
    9/24/2021
  • Job ID:
    21030192
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Respiratory Therapist New Grad Welcome AdventHealth Ocala FT Nights Sign-On Bonus up to 15k

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

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala up to 15k Sign On Bonus

New Grad RT Incentive

  • Must be a Graduate from an Accredited Respiratory School
  • Reimbursement for Board exam fee
  • 2 year contract
  • $3,000 relocation bonus outside of 50 miles
  • $5,000 sign on bonus
  • 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
  • Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
  • Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

FT Days

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Graduate from a Respiratory Therapy program is required.  AAS or AS is required.
  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential required
  • BLS certification required
  • ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Minimum of one year 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

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 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 PREFERRED:

  • One year critical care including ventilator management

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Esophageal balloon manometry
  • Ventilator waveform interpretation skills
  • Application of inhaled Nitric Oxide gas and pulmonary vasodilator medications
  • Pediatric and Neonatal critical care experience and skills

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.

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