AdventHealth Registered Respiratory Therapist FT Nights 5K sign on Bonus in Ocala, Florida
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
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 ventilatory assistance according to manufactures guidelines while following hospital policy. Monitors and documents patients ventilatory 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.
What You Will Need:
Graduate of an approved Respiratory Therapy Program
Graduate of an approved school, preferred 6 months experience
Florida Department of Health Registered 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.
Performs duties of a Florida Respiratory Therapist in accordance with the FDOH rules and regulations for the profession. This includes respiratory assessments, respiratory treatments, ventilatory management, airway management, diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory modalities, and pulmonary rehabilitation.
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.