Transport Respiratory Therapist - Hybrid - AdventHealth for Children Orlando
Location Address: 601 East Rollins Street , Orlando, Fl 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children Orlando
As one of the premier children’s health systems in the nation, AdventHealth for Children sets the standard for innovation, quality and comprehensive care. Our technologically advanced, flagship facility is designed by Walt Disney Imagineers to be child-friendly.
Across Central Florida, there are more than 300 dedicated, pediatric beds — 200 of which are located at the tertiary children’s hospital in Orlando.
We have assembled a world-class team of doctors, specialists, nurses and health care professionals that utilizes some of the most advanced technologies, therapies and treatments available to care for our patients. This includes 140 pediatric specialists practicing 35 subspecialties and 800 Pediatric specialty trained staff.
For a second time, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has granted AdventHealth for Children Magnet® recognition, which establishes the hospital as a national leader in nursing and patient care. Only seven-percent of the nation’s hospitals have received this recognition.
Comprehensive Heart Center with a multidisciplinary team including congenital heart disease experts and elite pediatric cardiovascular surgeons.
Level IV Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center featuring the highest designation awarded by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers.
Duke Health affiliate in pediatric bone marrow transplant (BMT); the Kids Beating Cancer BMT program is the first of its kind in Central Florida and is internationally accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT).
Only pediatric liver transplant program in Central Florida, in partnership with UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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You Will Be Responsible For:
Transports neonatal patients going to a nursery or a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
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.
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.
Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy. Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery per protocol. Obtains, analyzes and reports findings of blood gases and co-oximetry. Performs quality controls as needed. Sets up and performs oximetry apnea, TC, and ETCO 2 monitoring.
Initiates, maintains, transports, and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and non-conventional modes of ventilation and transport ventilation. Reviews chest radiological reports as necessary per supervisor and policy and procedures.
Delivers neonatal resuscitation and assists with APGAR scoring at delivery per NRP guidelines. Performs artificial surfactant replacement. Maintains proper equipment in labor/delivery/perinatal/ pediatric areas.
What You Will Need:
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
Current valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification
Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
Bachelors degree in Respiratory Therapy (Preferred)
Practices in accordance with philosophy, policies, procedures and standards 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.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida
Job Schedule: Part-time
Pay Range: $29.45 - $42.07
Location: Orlando, FL
Job ID: 23043538
Job Family: Respiratory Services
Shift: 1 - Day