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AdventHealth Respiratory Therapy Supervisor Full-Time Nights - Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Respiratory Therapy Supervisor Nights at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Location Address: 7050 Gall Boulevard Zephyrhills, Florida 33541

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Zephyrhills

  • AH Zeph/Dade City Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Heart Care, Orthopedics, Stroke Centers and Patient Safety three years in a row “2017-2019” by the Women’s Choice Award
  • Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Spring/Fall 2018
  • One of only 35 Hospitals Nationally Named as a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group
  • Four Star Recipient for Coronary Interventional Procedures in 2019 by Health grades
  • First in Florida to earn Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee by The Joint Commission

You will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for the delivery of care to patients with conditions that affect their respiratory status. This includes the delivery of aerosolized medication, oxygen therapy, invasive and non-invasive ventilation, and lung function testing. Employee is responsible for the drawing, analyzing, and resulting of blood gases.
  • Supervises employees on shift. Reviews work-load and assists in determining proper staff for following shift and next day. Makes staff assignment, is a resource to staff for technical questions, ensures that work on the shift is completed, ensures completed ECG’s are removed from list and ensures that overdue task and medication list is cleared off.
  • Employee is responsible for following the regulatory requirements in of the blood gas lab; running of quality control and changing of analyzer cartridges.
  • Proper time management and prioritization skills
  • Perform respiratory therapy treatments and procedures competently according to physician’s orders, department policy, respiratory protocol and recognized standards of care.
  • Able and is willing to rotate throughout all patient care areas.
  • Follows all established policies
  • Draws, labels, results, and reports blood gases and critical values according to policy.
  • Interdisciplinary education and plan of care is documented on initial treatment and as needed thereafter
  • Is a team player and makes decisions and takes actions that consider the needs of the department and co-workers.
  • Is able to calibrate and perform bedside pulmonary function tests.
  • Is able to set up, monitor, and make changes on all ventilators, invasive and non-invasive, including documentation of all changes in i-view
  • Able to complete therapy driven protocols appropriately. Patients are placed on appropriate therapy according to their condition and diagnosis.
  • Oxygen rounds and breathing treatments are performed timely, including documentation.
  • Checks overdue medication and task list prior to end of shift and completes outstanding orders.
  • All errors, inefficiencies, and inaccuracies are brought to the management’s attention.
  • Identify and implement methods to control costs or generate revenue while providing maximum value to the patient and the hospital. Control department operational costs through appropriate use and maintenance of supplies and equipment.

Qualifications

What will you need:

  • Has worked in an acute care (hospital) setting within the last 3 years
  • Perform respiratory therapy treatments and procedures competently according to physician’s orders, department policy, respiratory protocol and recognized standards of care.
  • Follows all established policies
  • Draws, labels, results, and reports blood gases and critical values according to policy.

  • Interdisciplinary education and plan of care is documented on initial treatment and as needed thereafter

  • Is a team player and makes decisions and takes actions that consider the needs of the department and co-worker’s.
  • Calibrates and performs bedside pulmonary function tests.
  • Sets up, monitor, and make changes on all ventilators, invasive and non-invasive, including documentation of all changes in i-view
  • Able to complete therapy driven protocols appropriately. Patients are placed on appropriate therapy according to their condition and diagnosis.
  • Oxygen rounds and breathing treatments are performed timely, including documentation.
  • Checks overdue medication and task list prior to end of shift and completes outstanding orders.
  • All errors, inefficiencies, and inaccuracies are brought to the management’s attention. Identify and implement methods to control costs or generate revenue while providing maximum value to the patient and the hospital. Control department operational costs through appropriate use and maintenance of supplies and equipment.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skill to care for all age groups
  • Draws, labels, results, and reports blood gases and critical values per policy.
  • Can manage patients on various modes of ventilation, including advanced conventional and non-conventional ventilator management
  • Routine oxygen delivery using various devices, including heated high flow
  • CPR, intubation, airway management and suctioning
  • Delivers neonatal resuscitation at delivery per NRP guidelines. Maintains proper equipment in labor and delivery areas
  • Able and is willing to rotate and provide care throughout all patient care areas; including CVICU, ER, ICU and the Women’s Center
  • Medicated aerosol, bronchial hygiene and lung expansion therapies
  • Utilize state of the art technology, computer systems, and applications
  • Can perform ECG’s accurately. Downloads order to cart, selects patient, saves and transfers ECG to Cerner.
  • Prefer to be able to perform ECG’s accurately. Downloads order to cart, selects patient, saves and transfers ECG to Cerner. Charts ECG’s done in Cerner. Removes competed ECG’s from task list
  • Prefer knowledge of Joint Commission and AHCA standards as they apply to respiratory therapy
  • Attended respiratory therapy program prior to obtaining license

  • Basic computer knowledge including, word and excel, and computerized medical record documentation

  • Mechanical and non-invasive ventilation knowledge
  • Minimum of four years’ experience as a respiratory therapist in a hospital setting
  • Two years Critical care experience
  • Prefer previous supervisory experience
  • RRT or CRT Florida State License.
  • Maintains continuing education to meet regulatory requirements for licensure.
  • BLS, NRP. If does not have NRP must be obtained within six months of hire
  • Prefer ACCS

Job Summary:

Provide leadership and motivation for co-workers facilitating an environment of professionalism and team spirit. Supervise employee performance. Manage day-to-day department activities for quality and efficiency. Employee participates in performance improvement activities as requested. Competently performs clinical patient assessment related to job title. Delivers therapy to patient’s including breathing treatments, EKG’s and arterial blood gases. Manages oxygen therapy, performs adult and infant intubations, and manages mechanical ventilators per protocol or by following physician specific orders. Assesses patients ordered for respiratory protocol to determine proper type and frequency of respiratory treatment. Adequately completes patient documentation in computer charting system; including documentation in interdisciplinary education and plan of care.

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 Zephyrhills and Dade City

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: No

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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