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AdventHealth Pediatric Respiratory Therapist FT in Orlando, Florida

Description

Pediatric Respiratory Therapist AdventHealth for Children Orlando

Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children Orlando

  • AdventHealth for Children has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital for newborn care

  • AdventHealth for Children holds the gold standard Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center

  • Our Pediatric Cellular Therapy program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) , an internationally-recognized accrediting body for hospitals offering stem cell transplant.

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time Nights (3’12’s)

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery therapies and makes recommendations to the most efficient delivery method per protocol.

  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, 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 protocol.

  • Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, extubating, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs trach tube change, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, LMA insertion, endotracheal intubation, and procedural respiratory support.

  • Responds to Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association guidelines.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Associates degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program

  • Active and Current Florida State License as Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification

  • Active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) (Preferred)

Job Summary:

The Pediatric Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. He/she must be able to accept leadership responsibility in the absence of a Lead Therapist as directed. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

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.

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