Respiratory Therapist Advanced/Registered -AdventHealth Waterford Lakes ED
Location Address: Orlando, Fl 32826
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth Waterford Lakes ED
The AdventHealth Waterford Lakes Emergency Department (ED) is an extension of our AdventHealth East Orlando Campus - located just east of east.
The 18,000-square-foot facility features state-of-the-art emergency healthcare serving the residents of East Orange County open 24-7.
The 24-bed ED includes an urgent care track to diagnose and treat non-emergent cases more efficiently, an observation unit to closely monitor care for up to 24 hours, and offers emergent care supported by ground transportation if specialty care is needed.
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Full Time Nights 3 12's
You Will Be Responsible For:
Practices standard precautions and enforces safety regulations according to hospital policies on a continual basis.
Responds to Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR according to the American Heart Association guidelines.
Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, prescriber care plans, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy in a cost and time efficient manner making appropriate recommendations and changes per prescriber care plan.
Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and advanced modes of ventilation per policy and procedure.
Proactively initiates process improvement ideas. Assists with clinical instruction and precepting, and serves as a resource person to lower level therapists.
What You Will Need:
Associate's degree from a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
For Children's Hospital : Pediatric and Neonatal experience
Current Valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
For Cost Center 7630, 7637, 0520, 5040, 4270, 1792, and 9390 : Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification
For Cost Center 7633 : Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
For Cost Center 1520 and 3738 : Current ACLS, NRP, and PALS certification
For Cost Center 3604 : Current ACLS and PALS certification
For Cost Center 3604: Current NRP certification (Preferred)
For Cost Center 0520, 7637, 9390, 5040, 4270, 1792: Current NRP and PALS certification (Preferred)
The Advanced/Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of an assigned group of patients. Ability to accept lead responsibility in the absence of a Lead Therapist / Supervisor, as directed. Specific age groups are identified in the principal duties and job responsibilities section. Adheres to AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
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.