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Respiratory Therapist Adv II PRN Nights in Zephyrhills, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    3/28/2019
  • Job ID:
    18015750
  • Job Function
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Zephyrhills and Dade City

Job Description


Description

Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City

Location Address: 7050 Gall Blvd, Zephyrhills, FL 33541

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City

  • Zephyrhills/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission 

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN (Nights)

You Will Be Responsible For:

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. 

Responds to rapid response, code blue and performs CPR

If filling in as a 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 ECGs 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 as needed and changing of analyzer cartridges. 

Proper time management and prioritization skills

Follow established policies

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Graduate of approved respiratory therapy program prior to obtaining license or grandfathered in prior to licensure

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

Mechanical and non-invasive ventilation knowledge

Minimum of three years acute care hospital experience with one year minimum critical care experience 

Has worked in a regular acute care hospital setting within the last 3 years. 

RRT or CRT Florida State License.

Maintains continuing education to meet regulatory requirements for licensure. 

BLS, NRP. If does not have NRP must be obtained within six months of hire

Job Summary:

Competently performs clinical patient assessment related to job title. Delivers therapy to patients including medicated aerosol treatments, EKGs 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.  Responds to code blue and rapid response calls



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

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