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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransRespiratory Therapist Seasonal Nights
Ocala, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Career Development

· Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

· Mental Health Resources and Support

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: PRN

Shift : Nights

Location: 1500 SW 1 st Ave Ocala, Florida 34471

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Ocala

· Horse Capital of the World – Home to the World Equestrian Center

· Destination for outdoor enthusiast (golf, kayaking, horseback riding, nature trails)

· Vibrant downtown area with award winning establishments

· Family friendly with many parks and recreations

· Spectacular springs throughout the county

The role you’ll contribute:

Provide routine, emergent, and critical cardiopulmonary care under the direction of a physician to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Adheres to the Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state, and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Delivers routine respiratory treatments and continuous respiratory therapy including aerosol therapy, lung expansion therapy, oxygen therapy and bronchial hygiene in accordance with applicable policy and procedure.

· Ensures the effectiveness of therapist assessment and reassessment by monitoring patient progress. Recommends change in respiratory plan of care according to documented medical necessity and within the confines of established policy, procedures, or protocols.

· Monitors, instructs and coaches patient before, during, and after treatment delivery. Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects. Adjusts therapies according to protocol and documented clinical criteria. Makes and/or recommends changes based on pulse oximetry, peak flow measurement, chest x-ray, lab work and other data relevant to optimal patient progress.

· Maintains a supportive atmosphere conducive to quality care, department growth, staff development and high morale

· Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation with Physician order. Offer evidence based decisions to help guide the determination of ventilator mode and settings.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

· Must be a graduate of an approved respiratory care program; Associates degree or equivalent.

· Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or a Certified Respiratory Therapist with 1 year of experience.

· Must have valid Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist

· BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification is required

· NRP must be obtained within 30 days of employment.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Ocala

Schedule: Per Diem

Shift: 3 - Night

Req ID: 24018709

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.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Ocala

  • Job Schedule: Per Diem

    Pay Range: $50 - $50

  • Location: Ocala, FL

  • Job ID: 24018709

  • Job Family: Respiratory Services

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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