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Respiratory Therapist at AdventHealth in Mount Dora, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:


  • Benefits from Day One
  • Paid Days Off from Day One
  • Career Development
  • Sign on bonus and relocation assistance

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind, and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.



  • Schedule: Available Full Time/ Part Time/ PRN

  • Shift: Overnight and Days

  • The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman: 1000 Waterman Way. Tavares, FL 32778

The role you will contribute:

As a Respiratory Therapist you provide routine, emergent and critical cardiopulmonary care under the direction of a physician to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

The value you will bring to the team:


  • Monitors, instructs, and coaches patient before, during and after treatment delivery. Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects. 
  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gases which may include Lactic Acid. Places arterial lines and makes or recommends changes in respiratory management according to blood gas results
  • Performs cardiac stress testing under direct physician supervision, setting up and discontinuing holter monitors, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function testing and electroencephalograms.  
  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation. Determines or guides the determination of ventilator mode and settings. Reevaluates patient/ventilator, responds to alarms and otherwise troubleshoots as needed. Adjusts ventilator in accordance with patient progress.
Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you will need to succeed:


  • Associates degree or equivalent.
  • Graduate of an approved respiratory care program.
  • Level I: RRT or CRT
  • Level II: Minimum 1 years of hospital experience as RRT or 4 years of experience as CRT.
  • Level III: Minimum 3 years of hospital experience as RRT or 8 years of experience as CRT.
  • Florida license issued by the Agency for Healthcare Administration of Florida.

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





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