Job Information

AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist PRN in Celebration, Florida

Description

Respiratory Therapist - PRN- AdventHealth Celebration

Location Address: Celebration , Fl 34747

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Celebration

  • 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

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations per 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 per the American Heart Association guidelines. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, extubating, assists with bronchoscopy, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs LMA insertion, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, and procedural respiratory support. May perform endotracheal intubation, under direct supervision, or after completion of documented competency.

  • 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 all conventional modes of ventilation per policy and procedure. Reviews chest radiology reports as necessary and per policy and procedure. Initiates, maintains, and monitors the delivery of heliox therapy.

  • Properly performs hemodynamic procedures to include: assembly, calibration; assisting with pulmonary artery catheter insertion, calibration; performs cardiac output and hemodynamic / cardiopulmonary profiles. May perform arterial cannulation, under direct supervision, or after completion of documented competency.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associate’s degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program

  • Current, valid state of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Exception: For Cost Center 7610: Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification

  • For Cost Center 7633 : Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification

  • For Cost Centers 7630, 7637, 1520, 0520, and 9390 : Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • For Cost Center 0520, 1520, 4270, 5040, 7637, 9390: Current PALS and NRP certification (Preferred)

  • For Cost Center 4270, 5040, 7610 : Current ACLS certification (Preferred)

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Adheres to AdventHealth Orlando Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

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

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Celebration

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Celebration

Req ID: 21026131

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.