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AdventHealth Certified Respiratory Therapist in Land O'Lakes, Florida

Description

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Debt-Free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

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

Shift : Night Shift

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Connerton, Land O’ Lakes

The role you’ll contribute:

Competently treatments, EKG’s and arterial blood gases. Manages oxygen therapy, performs adult and infant intubations, and manages mechanical ventilators per protocol or by following physician specific orders. Assesses patients ordered for respiratory protocol to determine proper type and frequency of respiratory treatment. Adequately completes patient documentation in computer charting system; including documentation in interdisciplinary education and plan of care.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Responsible for the delivery of care to patients with conditions that affect their respiratory status. This includes the delivery of aerosolized medication, oxygen therapy, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, and lung function testing. Employee is responsible for the drawing, analyzing, and resulting of blood gases.

  • If filling is as “Lead” for shift, reviews work-load and assists in determining proper staff for following shift and next day. Makes staff assignment, is a resource to staff for technical questions, ensures that work on the shift is completed, ensures completed ECG’s are removed from list and ensures that overdue task and medication list is cleared off.

  • Employee is responsible for following the regulatory requirements in of the blood gas lab; running of quality control and changing of analyzer cartridges.

  • Proper time management and prioritization skills

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Attended respiratory therapy program prior to obtaining license

  • Basic computer knowledge including, word and excel, and computerized medical record documentation

  • Mechanical and non-invasive ventilation knowledge

  • Minimum one year Critical care experience

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Two years hospital experience with one year being critical care.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • CRT Florida State License.

  • Maintains continuing education to meet regulatory requirements for licensure.

  • BLS, ACLS certified on hire.

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

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Connerton

Schedule: 3 - Night

Shift: AdventHealth Connerton

Req ID: 22028760

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.