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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapist PRN in Tavares, Florida


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

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Flexible Schedule

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 (Per Diem)

Shift :

Shifts available: Days (6am to 6pm), Evenings (3pm to 11pm) and Overnights (6pm to 6am).

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Waterman: 1000 Waterman Way. Tavares, FL 32778

The role you’ll contribute: The Respiratory Therapist provides routine, emergent and critical cardiopulmonary care under the direction of a physician to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

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.

  • Monitors, instructs and coaches patient before, during and after treatment delivery. 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.

  • Initiates and maintains mechanical ventilation. Determines or guides the determination of ventilator mode and settings.

  • Draws and analyzes arterial blood gases and capillary blood. Places arterial lines. Makes or recommends changes in respiratory management according to blood gas results.


The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

  • Minimum qualifications :

  • Entry Level: Must be a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)

  • Intermediate Level: Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

  • Advanced Level: Must have a minimum 3 years of hospital experience as RRT

  • Must be a graduate of an approved respiratory care program;

  • Associates degree or equivalent is required.

  • Must be registered (RRT) or certified (CRT) prior to 2000 by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

  • Must have a valid Florida license issued by the Agency for Healthcare Administration of Florida.

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 Waterman

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Waterman

Req ID: 21043400

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.