AdventHealth Registered Respiratory Therapist FT Days $5K Sign on Bonus in Ocala, Florida

Description

Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth Ocala

Location Address: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Ocala

· Horse Capital of the World

· Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota

· Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years

· Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited

· Spectacular springs throughout the county

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

Assess and monitors patients before, during and after therapy/procedure. Communicates with the patients care provider as appropriate.

Documents patients tolerance of the procedure/therapy and completes medication variance forms when applicable. Completes all documentation prior to the end of the shift.

Manages ventilator assistance according to manufactures guidelines while following hospital policy. Monitors and documents patients ventilator status every two hours and communicates changes to the provider.

Follows physicians orders or approved patient protocols when providing breathing treatments, MDI therapy, airway management, intubations, diagnostic procedures, PFT's, ABG's, therapeutic procedures, A-line insertions, and any respiratory modality in the Florida Rules and Regulations 468.35-468.369 (468.352).

Assists with the development of department policies and provides mentorship and education for other associates to the duties related to respiratory care.

Cleans equipment according to manufactures guidelines.

Verifies patient orders prior to treatment/therapy and verifies charges are appropriate.

Qualifications

lorida Department of Health Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist. Basic Life Support (BLS) required for hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) required within 6 months of hire date.

Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program

Preferred 6 months experience

Job Summary:

Assess and monitors patients before, during and after therapy/procedure. Communicates with the patients care provider as appropriate.

Documents patients tolerance of the procedure/therapy and completes medication variance forms when applicable. Completes all documentation prior to the end of the shift.

Manages ventilator assistance according to manufactures guidelines while following hospital policy. Monitors and documents patients ventilator status every two hours and communicates changes to the provider.

Follows physicians orders or approved patient protocols when providing breathing treatments, MDI therapy, airway management, intubations, diagnostic procedures, PFT's, ABG's, therapeutic procedures, A-line insertions, and any respiratory modality in the Florida Rules and Regulations 468.35-468.369 (468.352).

Assists with the development of department policies and provides mentorship and education for other associates to the duties related to respiratory care.

Cleans equipment according to manufactures guidelines.

Verifies patient orders prior to treatment/therapy and verifies charges are appropriate.

Follow all patient safety related and hospital policies and procedures.

Completes par stock form when supplies are needed.

Provide education for associates and give the manager/director input to associate job performance.

Acts as a patient advocate in resolving customer complaints.

Print work lists for on coming shift, completion of the incomplete work list for existing shift. Complete daily counts sheets to assure equal and fair assignment division.

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

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.