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Respiratory Therapist, Full Time and Per Diem, Various Shifts- Lake Mary Free Standing ED

 

Respiratory Therapist, Full Time and Per Diem, Various Shifts- Lake Mary Free Standing ED

Orlando Health is one of Floridas most comprehensive private, not-for-profit healthcare systems providing access to nearly two million Central Florida residents and has provided care for more than 4,600 international visitors annually. We are one of Central Floridas largest employers with more than 15,000 employees and nearly 3,000 affiliated physicians supporting our philosophy of providing a continuum of care that revolves around patients needs. We are looking for multiple CT Technologists to be part of our free standing ED in Lake Mary.

Why Choose Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion Lake Mary?

  • Orlando Health is a recipient of Advisory Boards 2018 Workplace of the Year Award for employee engagement.

Orlando Health is included among Beckers Healthcare 150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018.

We are a $3.4 billion, not-for-profit healthcare organization, with hospitals, physician practices and outpatient care centers conveniently located across Central Florida.

Orlando Health Emergency Room and Medical Pavilion Lake Mary will open in late summer of 2019. Located at 392 Rinehart Road, Lake Mary FL 32746, this facility will open in two phases:

Phase One: Three-story, 60,000-square-foot emergency department with up to 24 treatment rooms and two floors of medical office space.

Phase Two: 60,000 square feet of additional medical offices, a surgery center and other health-and-wellness concepts.

Job Summary:

Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.

Education:

  • Associate of Science in Respiratory Care or Cardiopulmonary Sciences.

  • Must be eligible for the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) exam per NBRC guidelines.

  • Basic computer/mechanical training required.

Licensure/Certification:

  • Maintains license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the State of Florida Department of Health.

  • RRTs registered on or after July 1, 2002 must maintain an active status with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) and updated every five years. RRTs credentialed prior to July 1, 2002 are not required to renew every five years in accordance with NBRC.

  • Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.

  • Advanced Life Support as appropriate per unit and site.

Experience:

One (1) year experience in respiratory care.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrates competency in respiratory therapeutics and in the use of ventilators, pulmonary diagnostics, physiologic monitors, and other equipment required for the provision of respiratory care.

  • Maintains accurate and precise documentation.

  • Demonstrates strong power of analytical reasoning and effectively blends patient care management skills with technical expertise.

  • Communicates openly and effectively with all members of the healthcare team.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in quality control and maintenance of arterial blood gas analyzers, specimen collection and analysis of blood for gas transport and acid/base determinations.

  • Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

  • Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.


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