Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist - Hybrid - Respiratory Care – AdventHealth for Children – Per Diem at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 8/14/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    8/14/2019
  • Job ID:
    284779
  • Job Family
    Respiratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    On Call
  • Application Zone
    2-Legacy System
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description



Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist - Hybrid - Respiratory Care – AdventHealth for Children – Per Diem

AdventHealth for Children seeks to hire a Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist - Hybrid who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ.



Facility Profile:

Since opening our doors in 1908, AdventHealth has offered one of the most comprehensive children’s health programs in Central Florida. Today, we continue this legacy of pediatric excellence at the Magnet® recognized Walt Disney Pavilion at AdventHealth for Children. Our campus is home to 30 pediatric sub-specialties led by a team of 400+ nurses and physicians. We provide specialized care in various state-of-the-art settings, including an 81-bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit with private family-centered rooms, an Advanced Center for Pediatric Surgery handling nearly 4,000 cases each year, and one of the few pediatric oncology programs in the area. We’re also Central Florida’s only pediatric provider for bone marrow transplant, kidney transplant, Gamma Knife services, trilogy radiation and Level III epilepsy care. But perhaps most exciting of all, is that this is the first—and only—hospital to bear the Disney® name.



Work Hours/Shifts:

Sunday to Saturday; 06:45 to 7:15



Job Summary:

The Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist - Hybrid is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Must be able to accept leadership responsibility in the absence of a Lead Therapist/Supervisor/Shift Resource as directed. Adheres to 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.



Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

  • Maintain records and communicate information
  • Utilize and adapt to computer systems and applications, effective oral and written communication skills
  • Critical thinking and patient assessment skills, with the ability to evaluate and modify treatment plans utilizing patient care protocols
  • Optimize the use of equipment based on order or protocol
  • Ability to ensure infection control
  • Maintain a patent airway, including insertion and care of artificial airways
  • Achieve optimal respiratory support including: administering oxygen, administering Heliox, administering Nitric Oxide, administering Nitrogen, administer medications to the respiratory system, facilitate lung expansion, facilitate bronchial hygiene, provide non-invasive, invasive, and advanced modes of mechanical ventilation
  • Achieve optimal respiratory support using High Frequency Ventilation: including High Frequency Jet Ventilation and High Frequency Oscillatory Ventilation
  • Ability to perform ABG Puncture, analysis, arterial cannulation
  • Ability to perform CBG puncture and analysis
  • Ability to perform Co-oximetry analysis
  • Ability to Transcutaneous CO2 monitoring
  • Ability to perform Patient transport ventilator management
  • Associates degree of a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program



Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

  • Active and Current Florida State License as Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification (Preferred)
  • Active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) (Preferred)



Job Responsibilities:

Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s Core Values of Keep Me Safe, Love Me, Make it Easy, and Own it as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.
  • Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, extubating, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs trach tube change, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, LMA insertion, endotracheal intubation, and procedural respiratory support.
  • Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery therapies and makes recommendations to the most efficient delivery method per protocol.
  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, 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 protocol.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and advanced modes of ventilation per policy and procedure.
  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to 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 according to the American Heart Association guidelines.
  • Assist with bronchial clearance: using Cough Assist or IPV.
  • Transitional care and management of home ventilators.
If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist - Hybrid opportunity with AdventHealth for Children and apply online today.



Job Keywords:

Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist, Hybrid, Respiratory Care, AdventHealth for Children, Per Diem



Position Location:  Orlando
Job:  Respiratory
Organization:  AdventHealth Central Florida
Primary Location:  US-FL-Orlando
Schedule:  Per Diem
Shift:  On Call
Job Level:  Staff / Associate
Education Level:  Associate's Degree
Travel:  No
Job Posting:  Aug 14, 2019, 11:16:19 AM

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