HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist RRT Nights in Port Charlotte, Florida

Live and work just five minutes from Charlotte Harbor and less than thirty minutes from Southwestern Florida's famous beaches. Come join us now for the work and life, you've always wanted to enjoy. Features at our 238-bed facility include:

* Cath Lab * ICU * Oncology * Orthopedics * Sports Rehab * Surgery

To learn more about Fawcett Memorial Hospital please visit:http://fawcetthospital.com/

The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.

  • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.

  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.

  • Measures ventilator volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.

  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.

  • Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.

  • Responds to emergency team calls.

  • Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Completion of an AMA approved respiratory care program (Associates Degree); Bachelor Degree preferred

  • Current Florida state license RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)

  • Minimum one year experience in clinical respiratory therapy preferred BLS, ACLS PALS and NRP (NRP preferred) 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.

Title: Respiratory Therapist RRT Nights

Location: Florida-Port Charlotte-Fawcett Memorial Hospital - Port Charlotte

Requisition ID: 01371-5458