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Respiratory Therapist

Port Charlotte, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

The staff at Fawcett Memorial Hospital continually meets the high standards required to care for the unique needs of our patients. As part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system, our 238-bed facility serves the Port Charlotte area and is a trusted provider of quality care and compassion with several accredited Centers of Excellence:

 

Joint Care * Chest Pain Center * Spine Care Center * Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Cancer Care

 

Under general supervision, the RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) will perform all respiratory care related duties.

Set up and administer all routine and complex respiratory therapy procedures to patients of all ages.

Responsible for the application and operation of acute care ventilators used for continuous short and long-term mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Therapists are expected to be self-directed in the absence of the full-time Team Leader. Maintain all department and hospital records and enter accurate information into the hospital computer for the therapy as given.

 

At HCA West and Central Florida’s 15 hospitals we’re not just caregivers, we’re devoted to caring. Located throughout Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota and the greater Orlando area, we’re on a journey to reach new heights in service excellence for our patients. As an integral part of the nation’s largest healthcare system with more than 15,000 healthcare professionals on our team, we foster an environment where you will be supported, valued and encouraged to grow.

 

Make excellence your goal by joining our team of Respiratory Therapist and family of hospitals. To learn more and to apply, go to www.MoreCareerChoices.com

 

 

Qualifications

Current Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist licensure.

American Heart Association BLS health care provider required. 

ACLS , PALS.

Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving equipment.

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.

Customer service abilities including effective listening skills

 

 

 

Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Facility: Fawcett Memorial Hospital
Job ID: 01371-7294
Category: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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