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Advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Kissimmee
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Job Description:


Description

Advanced/Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN- AdventHealth Kissimmee

 
Location Address: Kissimmee, Fl 34747
 

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Kissimmee

 

  • Established in 1997 and now a 203-bed hospital
  • AdventHealth Celebration Health was designed as a Mediterranean resort-style facility to serve as a cornerstone of health in Disney’s planned community of Celebration, Florida
  • The hospital consistently delivers a state-of-the-art healing environment to residents of Osceola, Orange, Polk and Lake Counties, as well as to visitors from across the United States and the world. All within a 'living laboratory' of groundbreaking, research-driven clinical solutions that integrate mind, body and spirit in the defeat of illness and disease
 
 
Work Hours/Shift:
  • PRN Days
You Will Be Responsible For:    
  • Must satisfactorily complete an orientation, airway management certification, critical care and advanced critical care-training program, a proficiency exam, and be proficient at all applicable procedures defined below.
  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis. Documents and charges for procedures accurately and completely to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.
  • Responds to Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association guidelines. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, extubation, assists with bronchoscopy, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs trach tube change, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, LMA insertion, endotracheal intubation, and procedural respiratory support.
  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, prescriber care plans, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy in a cost and time efficient manner making appropriate recommendations and changes per prescriber care plan. Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery therapies and makes recommendations to the most efficient delivery method per prescriber care plan.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and advanced modes of ventilation per policy and procedure.
  • Properly performs hemodynamic procedures to include: arterial cannulation, assembly, calibration; assisting with pulmonary artery catheter insertion, calibration; performs cardiac output and hemodynamic / cardiopulmonary profiles.
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
  • For Children’s Hospital: Pediatric and Neonatal experience
  • Current Valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 7630, 7637, 0520, 5040, 4270, 1792, and 9390: Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • For Cost Center 7633: Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • For Cost Center 1520 and 3738: Current ACLS, NRP, and PALS certification
  • For Cost Center 3604: Current ACLS and PALS certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science (Preferred)
  • For Cost Center 3604: Current NRP certification (Preferred)
  • For Cost Center 0520, 7637, 9390, 5040, 4270, 1792: Current NRP and PALS certification (Preferred)
Job Summary:

The Advanced/Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Ability to accept lead responsibility in the absence of a Lead Therapist / Supervisor, as directed. Specific age groups are identified in the principal duties and job responsibilities section. 



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

Keywords: AdventHealth, Kissimmee , Advanced Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN, Other , Kissimmee, Florida

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