Respiratory Therapist III Full Time Days
Company: AdventHealth Palm Coast
Location: Palm Coast
Posted on: November 17, 2021
DescriptionRespiratory Therapist III Full Time Days AdventHealth
Palm Coast Location: 60 Memorial Medical Parkway, Palm Coast, FL
32164 Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Palm Coast $15,000 sign
on bonus and $5,000 relocation potential Work for a healthcare
system that believes in "Extending the Healing Ministry of
Christ"-- - Career growth and advancement potential High quality of
life with low cost of living a short distance from Flagler Beach No
State income tax Work Hours/Shift: Full Time/Days You Will Be
Responsible For: Supervises the delivery of cardiopulmonary care in
accordance with applicable policy and procedure. Ensures the
effectiveness of therapist assessment and reassessment by
monitoring patient progress. Recommends change in respiratory plan
of care according to documented medical necessity and within the
confines of established protocols.-- - Monitors, instructs and
coaches patient before, during and after treatment delivery.
Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects.-- - Adjusts
therapies according to protocol and documented clinical criteria.
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. Reevaluates patient/ventilator interface a
minimum of every four hours. Responds to alarms and otherwise
troubleshoots as needed. Establishes weaning readiness and
facilitates weaning process. Adjusts ventilator in accordance with
patient progress. Draws and analyzes arterial blood gases which may
include Lactic Acid. Places arterial lines. Makes or recommends
changes in respiratory management according to blood gas results.
Responds to emergencies including Code STEMI, Rapid Response and
Code Blues; establishes and maintains airway, performs CPR.
Operates as support staff for cardiopulmonary diagnostics.-- - This
may include performing: cardiac stress testing under direct
physician supervision, setting up and discontinuing holter
monitors, electrocardiograms, pulmonary function testing and
electroencephalograms.-- --- - Additional services may include:
Conscious sedation, broncho thermaplasty, bedside bronchoscopy,
endobronchial ultrasound, navigational bronchoscopy, trans-radial
band removal-- - Qualifications What you will need: Current BLS is
required. ACLS must be obtained within 90 days of employment PALS
and/or NRP must be obtained within 90 days of hire if required by
incumbent's EFR primary hospital. Must have a valid Florida license
Must have a minimum 3 years of hospital experience as RRT or > 8
years of experience as CRT and at least 1 year of critical care.
Must be a graduate of an approved respiratory care program;
Associates degree or equivalent is required. Job Summary: The
Respiratory Therapist III provides routine, emergent and critical
cardiopulmonary care under the direction of a physician to
neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Takes responsibility as Lead Therapist covering in a supervisory
capacity in the absence of a Lead Therapist. Adheres to the
Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all
local, state and federal agencies and to the standards of all
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.
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