Respiratory Therapist PRN Days - Advent Health Lake Wales
Location Address: 410 S 11th St, Lake Wales, FL 33853
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Lake Wales
A historic community with a hometown family feel; voted “friendliest small town in FL”
Surrounded by golf courses, beautiful lakes, and outdoor adventures
The facility is just 20 minutes away from LEGOLAND Florida
Faith-based work environment
Great benefits that start on day 1
Paid days off on day 1
You Will Be Responsible For:
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.
What You Will Need:
Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
Current, valid state of Florida RRT license
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. .
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Facility: AdventHealth Heart of Florida and Lake Wales
Job Schedule: Per Diem
Pay Range: $30.84 - $30.84
Location: Lake Wales, FL
Job ID: 23023643
Job Family: Respiratory Services
Shift: 1 - Day