Respiratory Therapist Adv II PRN Nights
Req #: 17011347
Location: Zephyrhills, FL
Job Category: Respiratory Services
Organization: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Potential Referral Bonus: $
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Demonstrates knowledge and skill to care for all age groups
Draws, labels, results, and reports blood gases and critical values per policy.
Perform bedside pulmonary function tests.
Can manage patients on various modes of ventilation, including advanced conventional and non-conventional ventilator management
Routine oxygen delivery using various devices, including heated high flow
CPR, intubation, airway management and suctioning
Delivers neonatal resuscitation at delivery per NRP guidelines. Maintains proper equipment in labor and delivery areas
Able and is willing to rotate and provide care throughout all patient care areas; including CVICU, ER, ICU and the Womens Center
Medicated aerosol, bronchial hygiene and lung expansion therapies
Utilize state of the art technology, computer systems, and applications
Can perform ECGs accurately. Downloads order to cart, selects patient, saves and transfers ECG to Cerner.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Graduate of approved respiratory therapy program prior to obtaining license or grandfathered in prior to licensure
Basic computer knowledge including, word and excel, and computerized medical record documentation
Mechanical and non-invasive ventilation knowledge
Minimum of three yearsâ€™ acute care hospital experience with one year minimum critical care experience
Has worked in a regular acute care hospital setting within the last 3 years.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
RRT or CRT Florida State License.
Maintains continuing education to meet regulatory requirements for licensure.
BLS, NRP. If does not have NRP must be obtained within six months of hire