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Respiratory Therapist CRT PRN Day in Ocala, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    4/13/2019
  • Job ID:
    18014228
  • Job Function
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Ocala

Job Description


Description
Shift
PRN Days

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assess and monitors patients before, during and after therapy/procedure.  Communicates with the patients care provider as appropriate.
• Documents patients tolerance of the procedure/therapy and completes medication variance forms when applicable.  Completes all documentation prior to the end of the shift.
• Manages ventilator assistance according to manufactures guidelines while following hospital policy.  Monitors and documents patients ventilator status every two hours and communicates changes to the provider.
• Follows physicians orders or approved patient protocols when providing breathing treatments, MDI therapy, airway management, intubations, diagnostic procedures, PFT's, ABG's, therapeutic procedures, A-line insertions, and any respiratory modality in the Florida Rules and Regulations 468.35-468.369 (468.352).
• Assists with the development of department policies and provides mentorship and education for other associates to the duties related to respiratory care.
• Cleans equipment according to manufactures guidelines.
• Verifies patient orders prior to treatment/therapy and verifies charges are appropriate.
• Follow all patient safety related and hospital policies and procedures.  
• Completes par stock form when supplies are needed.
• Provide education for associates and give the manager/director input to associate job performance.
• Acts as a patient advocate in resolving customer complaints.  
• Print work lists for on coming shift, completion of the incomplete work list for existing shift.  Complete daily counts sheets to assure equal and fair assignment division.

Qualifications
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
• Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:
• Preferred 6 months experience




LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
• Florida Department of Health Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist. Basic Life Support (BLS) required for hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required within 6 months of hire date.

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

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