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Certified Respiratory Therapist

Largo, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Certified Respiratory Therapist take a deep breath. You know the challenges of being a Certified Respiratory Therapist. Certified Respiratory Therapist do the interviews and the exams. You consult with physicians to develop a treatment plan for the patients. Certified Respiratory Therapist perform the diagnostic tests. You do the treatments and monitor progress. Certified Respiratory Therapist teach and educate patients. And in the end, Certified Respiratory Therapist make a huge difference in the life of every patient you serve. No wonder we want you to join our team of Respiratory Therapist today.

 

Under general supervision the CRT (Certified Respiratory Therapist) will perform all respiratory care related duties. Sets 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.

 

Experience a higher degree of patient care at Largo Medical Center, part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system. Our 456-bed acute care hospital is located on two campuses—in mid-Pinellas County on the West Coast of Florida, providing medical care for the residents of Largo, and the nearby cities of Clearwater, Seminole, St. Petersburg and the Gulf Beach communities. We are the only area hospital with all private patient rooms.

 

We offer career growth, top technologies, and these Centers of Excellence:

 

Chest Pain Center with PCI *Advanced Primary Stroke Center * Heart & Vascular Institute * Spine & Neuro Center * Breast Center * Cancer Care

 

See how we care and you will experience a supportive environment, great people and a wide array of unique services.

 

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 Certified Respiratory Therapist licensure.

American Heart Association BLS health care provider required.  ACLS , PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire.

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Largo Medical Center
Facility: Largo Medical Center
Job ID: 00144-13281
Category: Clinical Techs
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Nights (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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