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Respiratory Therapist at AdventHealth in Palm Coast, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Description

Respiratory Therapist 

 AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway

Facility Address: 1 AdventHealth Way, Palm Coast, FL 32137

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


  • $15,000 sign on bonus and $5,000 relocation bonus potential
  • Benefits from Day One
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Career Development
  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources and Mental Health Resources and Support
  • No State Income Tax

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: Full Time

Shift: Days

The community you’ll be caring for:

AdventHealth Palm Coast Parkway is our newest addition to the AdventHealth family opening in May 2023. Our new facility is expected to provide up to 700 new jobs in our Palm Coast community. Palm Coast Parkway will be a 100 private bed facility made up of 40 critical care patient rooms and 60 general medical or surgical rooms. Our new hospital services will include Emergency Care, Full-Service Imaging, Pharmacy, 5 operating suites, Endoscopy Suites, Outpatient Lab & Imaging, Heart Catheterization Labs, and Chapel.

Our new campus will also include a 2-story medical office building providing services in Outpatient Orthopedic Rehab, Cardiology, Gastrointestinal, Surgical, Urology, GYN, and Pulmonary

The role you’ll contribute:

The respiratory therapist provides routine, emergent and critical cardiopulmonary care under the direction of a physician to neonatal (if applicable to facility) pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.  Adheres to the Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:


  • Supervises the delivery of cardiopulmonary care in accordance with applicable policy and procedure. Ensures the effectiveness of therapist assessment and reassessment by monitoring patient progress. Recommends change in respiratory plan of care according to documented medical necessity and within the confines of established protocols. 
  • Monitors, instructs, and coaches patient before, during and after treatment delivery. Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects.  Adjusts therapies according to protocol and documented clinical criteria. Makes and/or recommends changes based on pulse oximetry, peak flow measurement, chest x-ray, lab work and other data relevant to optimal patient progress.
  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation. Determines or guides the determination of ventilator mode and settings. Reevaluates patient/ventilator interface a minimum of every four hours. Responds to alarms and otherwise troubleshoots as needed. Establishes weaning readiness and facilitates weaning process. Adjusts ventilator in accordance with patient progress.
  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gases which may include Lactic Acid. Places arterial lines. Makes or recommends changes in respiratory management according to blood gas results.
  • Responds to emergencies including Code STEMI, Rapid Response and Code Blues; establishes and maintains airway, performs CPR.
  • Operates as support staff for cardiopulmonary diagnostics.  This may include performing cardiac stress testing under direct physician supervision, setting up and discontinuing holter monitors, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function testing and electroencephalograms
Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

Minimum qualifications:


  • Must be registered by National Board for Respiratory Care
  • FL RRT or CRT license.  If CRT licensed, must have a minimum of 4 years’ experience.
  • One year experience in critical care
  • Current BLS certification
  • ACLS must be obtained within 90 days of employment
 
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.





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