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AdventHealth Seasonal Respiratory Therapist PRN Nights - Zephyrhills in Zephyrhills, Florida

Description

Seasonal Respiratory Therapist 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

Work Hours/Shift:

  • PRN Nights

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.

  • If filling is as “Lead” for 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

Qualifications

What You Will 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.

  • 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

  • Minimum one year Critical care experience

  • RRT 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

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: Per Diem

Shift: 3 - Night

Travel: AdventHealth Zephyrhills

Req ID: 20029167

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.