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Respiratory Therapist Float FT Nights $2,500 Sign-On Bonus in Wesley Chapel, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    5/10/2019
  • Job ID:
    19000461
  • Job Family
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 75 % of the Time
  • Shift
    3 - Night
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Job Description


Description

Float Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

•   From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness

• Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health

•  50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center

•  Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.

•  Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times

•  Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

Responsible for the safe and effective administration of medically prescribed medications, knowing their indications and contraindications.

Knows and follows the indications and contraindications, the policy and procedures in administering therapeutic modalities to include:  PAP, IS, USN, HHN.

Sets up and monitors oxygen administration.

Sets up oxygen cylinders and assures proper usage and safety measures are in place.

Performs bedside spirometry tests.  May be requested to perform test in PFT lab following adequate training and/or orientation.

Performs arterial punctures using radial, brachial, and femoral sites independently.  Draws off arterial lines to obtain sample for blood gas analysis.

Be a member of the a code team responding to arrest situations.  As part of the team may be expected to perform CPR (compression).


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Graduate of an AMA accredited 2-year (AS degree) Respiratory Care Program upon hire

BS preferred

Neonatal and Pediatric Transport experience preferred

Must possess current state license (RRT) upon hire

BLS required upon hire

 ACLS required upon hire

NRP upon hire or within three (3) months of employment date

PALS upon hire or within three (3) months of employment date

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible to the Department Manager. The Respiratory Therapist delivers care to patients under the direction/delegation of the physician. Must be able to perform satisfactorily the specific competencies as outlined by the department. Must effectively interact

with patient, families, physicians and other health team members while maintaining standards of respiratory care practice and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards. Reports pertinent observations, interventions, and patient responses to the Registered Nurse and/or physician. Demonstrates sound judgment regarding observations, findings and concerns. The Respiratory Therapist serves as a resource for the department practitioners, students and the interdisciplinary

team, using critical thinking and decision-making skills in the delivery of quality patient care.  Must contribute to the achievement of the Dashboard Measurements as well as patient, customer, and employee satisfaction.



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

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