Respiratory Therapist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/20/2022


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


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

  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
  • Flexible Schedule

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 (Per Diem, As Needed)

Shift: Based on availability at the time of the interview.

Day Shift (7am to 7pm)

Night Shift (7pm to 7am)

The community you’ll be caring for:

AdventHealth Fish Memorial – 1055 Saxon Blvd. Orange, City, FL 32763

The role you’ll contribute: Provides routine, emergent and critical cardiopulmonary care under the direction of a physician to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Delivers routine respiratory treatments and continuous respiratory therapy including aerosol therapy, lung expansion therapy, oxygen therapy and bronchial hygiene.
  • Monitors, instructs and coaches patient before, during and after treatment delivery. Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects. 
  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation. Determines or guides the determination of ventilator mode and settings
  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gases which may include Lactic Acids. Places arterial lines. Makes or recommends changes in respiratory management according to blood gas results.
  • Performs cardiac stress testing under direct physician supervision, setting up and discontinuing holter monitors, electrocardiograms as well as pulmonary function testing and electroencephalograms.

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum qualifications:
    • Entry Level: Must be a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) 
    • Intermediate Level: Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) with 4 years of hospital experience
    • Advanced Level: Must have a minimum 3 years of hospital experience as RRT or 8 years of hospital experience as CRT
    • Must be a graduate of an approved respiratory care program; Associates degree or equivalent is required.
    • Must be registered (RRT) or certified (CRT) prior to 2000 by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
    • Must have a valid Florida license issued by the Agency for Healthcare Administration of Florida.

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

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