AdventHealthRespiratory Therapist Transport Hybrid Children
Orlando, FL

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

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

  • Pet Insurance*

  • 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/Day

Shift : Monday-Friday

The role you’ll contribute:

Practices in accordance with philosophy, policies, procedures and standards of AdventHealth for Children; functions within the guidelines of the protocols for the Transport program that are reviewed and agreed on by the Neonatal and Pediatric Medical Director and Transport Manager. Identifies, plans, implements and evaluates emergency care for acutely ill neonatal and pediatric patients in collaboration with the Medical team for the receiving neonatal or pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Provides family-centered care, including psychosocial support, education, and transfer planning in conjunction with referral staff. Maintains effective communication with referral staff and families. Participates in educating staff from referring facilities through informal teaching and planned educational classes and/or conferences. 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:

  • Transports neonatal patients going to a nursery or a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).

  • Successfully completes appropriate transport training regimen as directed by the Departments of Flight Medicine and/or Respiratory Care.Completes the requisite number of supervised orientation transports. Utilizes Medivac-Aircraft/Vehicular Dynamics.

  • Proactively initiates process improvement ideas.Assists with clinical instruction and precepting and serves as a resource person to lower-level therapists. Performs other duties as requested by department leadership. Supports hospital and department mission and goals, and department metrics.Documents and charges for procedures neatly, accurately, thoroughly, and completely and within the timeframe set by unit policy to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.

  • Performs necessary diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as indicated for identification and management of problems, including, but not limited to:

  • Arterial blood gas (ABG) puncture and analysis

  • Medicated aerosol therapies, bronchial hygiene therapies, lung expansion therapies

  • Routine oxygen delivery, devices and oximetry

  • Intubation, airway management, suctioning

  • Conventional ventilator management, high-frequency ventilator/ventilation (HFV), nitric oxide

  • Responds to all Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR. Performs other duties as directed by Supervisor. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, intubations/extubations, assisting with tracheostomy insertions, performing tracheostomy changes, assisting with bronchoscopy, airway suctioning and procedural respiratory support.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Requires a minimum of 2,000 hours of Neonatal ICU experience (per Florida State Rule 64J)

  • Requires at least one year of pediatric critical care experience

  • Valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

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: $29.45 - $42.072

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24017632

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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