Respiratory Therapist PRN Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/1/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Sebring, FL
  • Date Posted:
    8/1/2020
  • Job ID:
    20011219
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Sebring Wauchula Lake Placid

Job Description


Description

Respiratory Therapist RRT PRN Nights at AdventHealth Sebring

Location Address: 4200 Sun 'n Lake Boulevard Sebring, FL 33872

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Sebring

  •     Faith Based & Mission driven Facility
  •     Largest Employer in the County
  •     Surrounded by beautiful Lakes, Golf Courses and Florida’s oldest State Park
  •     Close knit community with a home town family feel
  •      2 hours to just about any beach on either Coast

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

All essential functions must be performed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with qualified disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  Assisting and Caring for Others -- Providing personal assistance, medical attention, emotional support, or other personal care to others such as coworkers, customers, or patients
  •  Documenting/Recording Information -- Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic form.
  •  Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates -- Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
  •  Organizing, Planning, and Prioritizing Work -- Developing specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
  • Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
  •  Set up and operate devices such as mechanical ventilators, therapeutic gas administration apparatus, environmental control systems, and aerosol generators, following specified parameters of treatment.
  • Responds to Code Blue, Rapid Response and other Emergency Codes.  Performs appropriate duties to rescue the patient, including maintaining the airway, intubation, chest compressions, ECG, ABG, and ventilator set-up.  Trach tube changes will be limited to mature (greater than 7 days old) tracheostomies only.
  •  Determine requirements for treatment, such as type, method and duration of therapy, precautions to be taken, and medication and dosages, compatible with physicians' orders.
  •  Monitor patient's physiological responses to therapy, such as vital signs, arterial blood gases, and blood chemistry changes, and consult with physician if adverse reactions occur.
  •  Educate patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medications and respiratory equipment. Explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears.
  •  Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  •  ABG, EKG
  •  Cerner or other EMR 
  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy from a school accredited by COARC or appropriate body.
  •  Florida License, RRT
  •  NRP within 90 days from employment
  •  BLS

Job Summary:


Administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system under the supervision of a physician by prescription and in accordance with established policies and applicable state laws


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

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