Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN Days in Ocala, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    9/18/2018
  • Job ID:
    18010076
  • Job Function
    Respiratory Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Ocala

Job Description


Description
Work Hours/Shift
PRN, Days
Florida Hospital Ocala
Florida Hospital Ocala opened its doors in 1898 as Marion General Hospital and has been in continuous operation since then. Then in 1928, the hospital was renamed to Munroe Memorial Hospital. Adventist Health System acquired Munroe Regional Medical and renamed it Florida Hospital Ocala in 2018. Florida Hospital - Ocala is situated in the heart of the city, minutes away from a vibrant, growing downtown area.  Ocala is situated in the heart of Marion County, Florida and is surrounded by the beautiful rolling pastures that have come to be known as the horse capital of the world.  The city boasts a genuine appreciation for the arts, a growing economy that’s attracting national businesses and a school system that includes nine schools with magnet designations. Florida Hospital Ocala is a 425-bed acute-care and offers a variety of services including, 24/7 Emergency Care, Diagnostic Testing, Inpatient and Outpatient Surgery, Women’s Services, and Inpatient and Outpatient Therapy. We were named Marion County’s most preferred hospital for overall quality and image and best doctors and nurses for 13 consecutive years (National Research Corporation, 2015/2016). Nationally we were voted for “America’s Best 50 Hospitals Award” nine years in a row.
GENERAL SUMMARY:
Performs duties of a Florida Respiratory Therapist in accordance with the FDOH rules and regulations for the profession.  This includes respiratory assessments, respiratory treatments, ventilatory management, airway management, diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory modalities, and pulmonary rehabilitation. 
What you will responsible for:
  • 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 ventilatory assistance according to manufactures guidelines while following hospital policy.  Monitors and documents patients ventilatory 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
What you will need:
  • Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program
  • Graduate of an approved school, preferred 6 months experience
  • 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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