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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapy Residency Program in Land O' Lakes, Florida


Respiratory Therapist Residency Program at AdventHealth Connerton

Location Address: 9441 Health Center Drive, Land O' Lakes, Florida 34637

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Connerton:

  • 77 bed 70,000 sq. ft. all private rooms 10 ICU and 30 PCU beds with an Operating Room and Full service Pharmacy

  • Facility opened in 2009 and in Dec 2019 we opened our new 30 bed critical care wing

  • Our employees tell us this is a family oriented environment, very welcoming and helpful

  • Our employee turnover is lower than most hospital and our employee engagement scores are continually top quartile.

  • Specialty hospital for critically ill medically complex patients

  • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence

  • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RNs, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC

  • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate

  • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program

  • No designated COVID Unit

Work Hours/Shift:

For the 13 week RT Residency Program you will be required to work 20 hours per week, which will include one 12 hour precepted clinical shift per week and one 8 hour didactic shift per week.



What you will need:


  • Application period opens December 1, 2020 and closes December 31, 2020

  • Interview process is January 4-15, 2021.

  • Application selection completed by January 20, 2021 Applicant will be notified.

  • Graduate Respiratory Therapy program begins on Feb 18, 2021 completed August 23, 2021.

  • Welcome to the Residency program to begin on February 18, 2021.

  • Program will marry one RT resident per preceptor for one 12-hr shift per week.

  • Residents will attend one 8-hr didactical class here at Connerton instructed by Danitza Acevedo RRT.


  • CRT graduate from a Respiratory program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

  • Active Florida CRT License

  • 2 letters of recommendation, 1 must be from the RT program director or clinical leader.

  • Must work under the guidance of a Connerton RT preceptor that you are assigned to.

  • We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic, applicants who share our vision, mission and values and are looking to become part of our AdventHealth Connerton family.

Graduate RT benefits:

  • $1,000 graduation bonus to all qualified Residency Graduate CRT therapist hired into the residency program.

  • $1,500 bonus paid to all qualified CRT residence once the RRT is completed. RRT License obtained within 6 months of CRT hire date.

  • Sign a 2-year commitment to Connerton.

  • Formal orientation to AdventHealth Connerton.

  • Critical Care experience.


  • AdventHealth encourages and supports all team members in seeking higher education with tuition reimbursement programs, flexible scheduling, and comprehensive benefits package.

  • Whole Person Care, Diversity and inclusion.

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

Category: Rehabilitation Services

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Travel: AdventHealth Connerton

Req ID: 21014000

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.