AdventHealthPulmonary Function Respiratory Therapist
Orlando, FL

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • $15,000 Sign On Bonus

  • $5,000 Relocation Bonus

  • 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: Full Time

Location: Orlando, FL

Shift : Days

The community you’ll be caring for:

Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage

Career growth and advancement potential

Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

The Pulmonary Function Therapist assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the treatment, care and needs of an assigned group of patients. Provides quality assurance and routine maintenance of pulmonary function testing equipment and directs specialized measurements of cardiopulmonary function. 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.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Performs and records, according to policy, quality control measurements on all pulmonary function testing equipment on a monthly basis, when equipment is repaired or when there is any question of accuracy. Recognizes and reports quality control (Q/C) that are outside of standard deviation range and initiates immediate corrective action. Runs and records monthly proficiency testing on all pulmonary function testing equipment. Documents all occurrences of maintenance or repair work in the appropriate logs of pulmonary function equipment. Runs calibration check, and a calibration if necessary, every thirty days, each time repair work is done, or when there is any question of the accuracy of all pulmonary function testing equipment. Prepares or assists with the preparation of Q/C records and documents. Performs and documents lab calibration verification studies.

· Changes spirometry circuit between each patient and stores dirty equipment in appropriate container to be transported Respiratory Care. Cleans portable spirometry care with disinfectant at the end of the day. Cleans and disinfects patient transport equipment and test area at the end of the day. Cleans and decontaminates all equipment used during exercise testing. Properly utilizes and maintains spirometers and diffusion study equipment by replacing expendable supplies when they are used up and manipulates any computer and/or interface devices correctly. Ensures uninterrupted availability of supplies to the pulmonary laboratory by inventory, record keeping, and restocking when supplies are low and/or on weekly basis.

· Schedules pulmonary diagnostic testing. Accurately and efficiently performs and reports active technique spirometric testing, pre- / post- bronchodilator testing, diffusion capacity measurement, plethysmographic measurement, helium dilution testing, nitrogen washout testing, arterial blood gases (ABGs), trend oximetry measurements as ordered by physician. Discusses and clarifies test results with ordering providers.

· Transports or arranges transport for patient to lab in the most efficient and timely manner.

· Obtains, performs, and reports findings of blood gas and co-oximetry analysis. Performs quality control as needed.

· 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 non-waived Point of Care training

· Uses knowledge and skill to care for the pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patient in a health care delivery system.


The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:


· Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program

· Course of training or internship in pulmonary diagnostic testing

Education and Experience Preferred:

  • Six months’ experience in a full-service pulmonary function laboratory

  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science


  • Current, valid State of Florida license as a Certified or Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

Licensure, Certification or Registration Preferred:

· Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) or Certified Pulmonary Function Technician (CPFT) from the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC)

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

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $26.683 - $38.118

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24011512

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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