Respiratory Therapist II PRN Nights

Posted On: 2021-04-07 (valid until 2021-03-30) Location(s): Land O_ Lakes, FL, 33558


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About the job


Respiratory Therapist II AdventHealth Connerton

Location Address:9441 Health Center DriveLand O' Lakes,FL34637

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealthConnerton

    • 77 bed 70,000 sq. ft. all private rooms 10 ICU and 30 PCU beds with an Operating Room and Full service Pharmacy
    • Facility opened in 2009 and in Dec 2019 we opened our new 30 bed critical care wing
    • Our employees tell us this is a family oriented environment, very welcoming and helpful
    • Our employee turnover is lower than most hospital and our employee engagement scores are continually top quartile.
    • Specialty hospital for critically ill medically complex patients
    • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence
    • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RNs, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC
    • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate
    • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program
    • No designated COVID Unit

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

Proactively initiates process improvement ideas. Assists with clinical instruction and new orientee staff precepting, and serves as a resource person to lower level therapists. Supports hospital and department mission, goals, and department metrics. Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis. Documents and charges for procedures neatly, accurately, thoroughly, and completely to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.

Responds to all Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association and performs other duties as directed. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, airway suctioning, extubation, assist with tracheostomy insertion, perform tracheostomy tube change, assist with bronchoscopy, and procedural respiratory support.


What You Will Need:

Graduate from an AMA approved program by the National Board of Respiratory Care in Respiratory Therapy is required. AAS or AS is required.

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) required or CRT registry eligible and must obtain registry RRT credential within 12 months from hire date.

CPR/BLS and ACLS certification required.

Minimum of two years clinical experience in acute care setting.

Current Florida State License as a RRT /Registered Respiratory Therapist

Job Summary:

ABG Puncture and Analysis

Basic CPR and airway management

Oscillatory Chest Physiotherapy Applications

Application Non-Invasive Oxygen Therapies & devices

Respiratory Monitoring Pulse oximetry applications

Medicated Aerosol Therapies, Bronchial Hygiene Therapies, Lung Expansion Therapies

Basic Spirometry

Routine Oxygen Delivery, Devices, and Oximetry

Non Invasive High Flow Therapy

Non-Invasive Heliox Therapy

Basic Tracheotomy Care

Advanced Tracheostomy Care including tracheotomy change & de-cannulation

Non-Invasive Bilevel Application & Management

Non-Invasive End Tidal Co2 Capnography Application & Monitoring

Invasive End Tidal Co2 Capnography Application & Monitoring

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