Respiratory Therapist Full Time Nights 36 hours East Orlando at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    9/9/2020
  • Job ID:
    20011851
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night

Job Description


Description

YOU ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A RESUME WITH YOUR APPLICATION!

 

Respiratory Therapist - AdventHealth – East Orlando

Location Address: 
7727 Lake Underhill Rd
Orlando, FL 32822

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth – East Orlando

  • 265 bed community hospital has been serving East Orlando residents since 1941 as an innovative local leader that fills a vital need in a fast-growing area
  • A recent 200,000 square foot expansion project upgraded the hospital to 265 beds, with a spacious patient tower and 80 new private rooms designed to enhance the holistic care experience
  • Annual number of emergency cases: 89,018
Work Hours/Shift:  Full Time Nights 36 hours, 6:45pm-7:15am


Qualifications
Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Adheres to AdventHealth Orlando Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

 
What You Will Need:
 
  • Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program, OR
  • If hired prior to November 20, 2015, must be a graduate of a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary program
  • Current, valid state of Florida license as:
  • A Registered Respiratory Therapist OR
  • If hired prior to January 31, 2019: Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Exception: For Cost Center 7610, 7611, 9280: Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 7633: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
  • For Cost Centers 7630, 7637, 1520, 0520, and 9390: Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
 
 
You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own It.

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards.

  • Must satisfactorily complete an orientation, a critical care training program, pass a proficiency exam, and be proficient at all applicable procedures defined in the principal duties and responsibilities.
  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations per hospital policies on a continual basis. Documents and charges for procedures accurately and completely to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.
  • Responds to Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR per the American Heart Association guidelines. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, extubating, assists with bronchoscopy, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs LMA insertion, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, and procedural respiratory support. May perform endotracheal intubation, under direct supervision, or after completion of documented competency.
  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, prescriber care plans, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy in a cost and time efficient manner making appropriate recommendations and changes per prescriber care plan. Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery therapies and makes recommendations to the most efficient delivery method per prescriber care plan.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors mechanical ventilators to include all conventional modes of ventilation per policy and procedure.  Reviews chest radiology reports as necessary and per policy and procedure. Initiates, maintains, and monitors the delivery of heliox therapy.

  • Properly performs hemodynamic procedures to include: assembly, calibration; assisting with pulmonary artery catheter insertion, calibration; performs cardiac output and hemodynamic / cardiopulmonary profiles. May perform arterial cannulation, under direct supervision, or after completion of documented competency.

  • Proactively initiates process improvement ideas. Assists with clinical instruction and precepting.  Supports hospital and department mission, goals, and department metrics. Performs other duties as requested by department leadership.

  • Performs blood gas and co-oximetry analysis. Performs quality control as needed. Setup and perform oximetry, apnea, TC, and ETCO2 monitoring as ordered by physician.

  • May perform waived and/or non-waived Point of Care Testing. If performing non-waived Point of Care Testing, as defined in AHCA rule 59A-7.034, must have approved competency and documented proof (copy of either diploma or transcript, at the highest level of academic achievement) at the time of AdventHealth Orlando’s non-waived Point of Care training.

    Campus / Unit-Specific Duties:

    Applicable Campuses:  Performs arterial and PA line maintenance, assists with CVP catheter insertion, calibration, and maintenance, maintains arterial pressure equipment. Standby for bronchoscopy procedure. May be required to perform pulmonary function screen testing.

     
  • Altamonte and Winter Park: Performs, documents, and transmits quality 12-lead EKGs after hours as ordered by physician (as applicable).

  • Children’s Hospital, Altamonte, Celebration, and Winter Park Neonatal Therapist: Delivers neonatal resuscitation and assists with APGAR scoring at delivery per NRP guidelines.  Maintains proper equipment in labor / delivery / perinatal areas. Provides artificial surfactant replacement (as applicable).



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

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