Respiratory Therapist at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/21/2022


Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • 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:

  • Benefits and Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)
  • $15,000 Sign-on Bonus
  • $5,000 Relocation Bonus

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: Full-time


Shifts available: Days (6am to 6pm), Evenings (3pm to 11pm) and Overnights (6pm to 6am).

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman: 1000 Waterman Way. Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute: The Respiratory Therapist 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. Makes and/or recommends changes based on pulse oximetry, peak flow measurement, chest x-ray, lab work and other data relevant to optimal patient progress.
  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation. Determines or guides the determination of ventilator mode and settings.
  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gases and capillary blood. Places arterial lines. Makes or recommends changes in respiratory management according to blood gas results.

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)
    • Advanced Level: Must have a minimum 3 years of hospital experience as RRT
    • 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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