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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist - ACCS FT Nights in Tampa, Florida

Description

Respiratory Therapist I AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • UP TO $15K Sign On Bonus

  • AdventHealth Tampa Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.

  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery

  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come

  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time / Nights

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Properly performs hemodynamic procedures to include assembly and calibration of arterial lines, assisting with pulmonary artery catheter insertion, calibration; performs cardiac output and hemodynamic / cardiopulmonary profiles. May perform arterial cannulation, under direct supervision, or after completion of documented competency.

  • Proactively initiates process improvement ideas. Assists with clinical instruction and new orientee staff precepting, and serves as a resource person to lower level therapists. Supports hospital and department mission, goals, and department metrics. Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis. Documents and charges for procedures neatly, accurately, thoroughly, and completely to ensure quality standards set by the department and hospital.

  • Responds to all Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association and performs other duties as directed. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, airway suctioning, extubation, assist with tracheostomy insertion, perform tracheostomy tube change, assist with bronchoscopy, and procedural respiratory support.

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Extensive advanced ventilator mode training

  • Extensive advanced ventilator/lung mechanics knowledge and tools competence

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED :

  • Graduate from an AMA approved program by the National Board of Respiratory Care in Respiratory Therapy is required. AAS or AS is required.

  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential required.

  • Current Adult Critical Care Specialist (ACCS) credential required.

  • AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS, certifications required.

  • Minimum of two years clinical experience in acute care setting.

  • Two years critical care including adult ventilator management

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care preferred

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED :

  • Current Florida State License as a RRT /Registered Respiratory Therapist.

  • Current National Board of Respiratory Care NBRC credentials:

  • RRT – Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • ACCS - Adult Critical Care Specialist

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

Category: Respiratory Services

Organization: AdventHealth Tampa

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Tampa

Req ID: 20019630

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.