AdventHealthAdvanced Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN
Lake Wales, FL

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

· Career Development

· Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

· Mental Health Resources and Support

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

Shift : Days

Location: 410 S 11 th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Lake Wales

· AdventHealth Lake Wales is a licensed 160-bed hospital, with 24-hour emergency care and outpatient services including imaging, rehab, lab and wound care, that has been serving the community and surrounding areas.

· As a part of the AdventHealth network patients will have greater access to a wide range of innovative therapies, new research, leading-edge technology and an extensive team of medical specialists.

· Lake Wales is located in Central Florida in between Orlando and Tampa and is home to the Historic Bok Tower Gardens and Bird Sanctuary.

The role you’ll contribute:

The Advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for provision/ supervision of respiratory clinical care responsibilities to age specific groups. Accepts shift supervisory responsibility in the absence of a Clinical Specialist or Supervisor. Respiratory Care processes include assessing, planning, implementing, delivering, and evaluating the treatment, care, and patient needs to achieve goals. Adheres to the AdventHealth 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.

Advanced Respiratory Therapists at AdventHealh: Are an integral part of the multi-disciplinary front-line patient care team in all areas of the hospital and work at the top of their license and Scope of Practice

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Assesses and makes appropriate decisions and interventions according to patient evaluation / needs. Sets patient goals, assisting in the development of a plan of care along with the multidisciplinary team. Evaluates / interpret diagnostic data including but not limited to lab results and monitoring data. Communicates effectively with the multi-disciplinary team.

· Satisfactorily completes department orientation, airway management certification, critical care training program, Infant/ Pediatric Emergency training program (campus specific), and advanced critical care-training program, and is proficient at all applicable procedures defined below.

· Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to 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 according to the American Heart Association guidelines. Performs airway maintenance including proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, endotracheal intubation, extubation, assists with bronchoscopy, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs tracheostomy tube change, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, LMA insertion, manages patients with laryngectomy. Provides procedural respiratory support.

· Through use of protocols / prescriber care plans, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team, determines proper therapy delivery device/ frequency, making appropriate changes/ recommendations to plan of care. Delivers inhaled medications, including inhaled vasodilators and nebulized opioids, bronchial hygiene therapy, lung expansion therapy and manages patients receiving inhaled gasses.

· Provides respiratory care to patients on invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilators. Initiates, operates, transports, and liberates conventional and advanced modes of ventilation per policy and procedure/prescriber care plan.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed :

· Associate degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program

· Active and Current Florida State License as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

· Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, NRP, and PALS certification

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

· Ability to accept leadership responsibility in the absence of Clinical Specialist / Supervisor, as directed.

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Heart of Florida and Lake Wales

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $34.855 - $34.855

  • Location: Lake Wales, FL

  • Job ID: 24020130

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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