Critical thinking and patient assessment skills, with the ability to evaluate and modify plan of care
Ability to use applicable infection control standards
Effective oral and written communication skills, including documentation in the patient care record Electronic Medical Records (EMR), and use of computer applications
Airway management skills, including maintenance of a patient airway and care of artificial airways
Ability to provide optimal respiratory support including: administration of oxygen, inhaled medications, lung expansion, and bronchial hygiene
What You Will Need:
Associate's degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
Current, valid state of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Exception: For Cost Center 7610: Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory Therapist
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
For Cost Center 7633 : Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification
For Cost Centers 7630, 7637, 1520, 0520, and 9390 : Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
For Cost Center 0520, 1520, 4270, 5040, 7637, 9390: Current PALS and NRP certification (Preferred)
For Cost Center 4270, 5040, 7610 : Current ACLS certification (Preferred)
Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary science (Preferred)
The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Adheres to AdventHealth Orlando Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.
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