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Type: Full Time
Location: Bradenton, Florida
DESCRIPTION SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Experience a higher standard of care at Blake Medical Center located in Bradenton, Florida just minutes from the Gulf Coast beaches. Our 383-bed acute care facility has been named a nine-time \\"100 Top Hospital\\" and a \\"100 Top Cardiovascular Hospital\\" by Thompson Reuters, formerly known as Solucient. With a strong commitment to quality care, advanced technology and professional development we make sure our employees are well cared for too.
Along with dozens of specialties and accredited treatment programs, our award-winning hospital also features several Centers of Excellence:
Heart & Vascular Institute * Chest Pain Center with PCI * Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Cancer Care * Joint Care * Spine Care Center
Develop you career by joining our 13-acre tropical campus ideally situated less than one hour south of Tampa. Blake Medical Center is in the process of application for a Level II trauma designation.
Under general supervision, the RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) will perform all respiratory care related duties.
Set up and administer all routine and complex respiratory therapy procedures to patients of all ages.
Responsible for the application and operation of acute care ventilators used for continuous short and long-term mechanical ventilation.
Respiratory Therapists are expected to be self-directed in the absence of the full-time Team Leader. Maintain all department and hospital records and enter accurate information into the hospital computer for the therapy as given.
Current Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist license.
American Heart Association BLS health care provider required. ACLS , PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire.
Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving equipment.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
We are committed to:
Providing an inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with fairness, dignity and respect.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse staff reflective of the patients and communities we serve.
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category in accordance to applicable federal, state, or local laws.