Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Care at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital-Day Shift-req4171
Specialize in Unparalleled Patient Care at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital. With an international reputation for highly specialized care and state-of-the-art medicine, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is a 237-bed, full-service medical/surgical facility serving the needs of Southwest Orange County residents. In addition to being supported by a team of outstanding nurse leaders, top-quality support staff and world-renowned physicians, Dr. P. Phillips Hospital will take your skills and capabilities further with the latest tools and resources, as well as leading-edge technology in diagnostic imaging, cardiovascular catheterization and angiography. Here, we have built a reputation around solving complex challenges, hiring the best professionals and staff to lead our patients toward the best outcomes.
Dr. P. Phillips Hospital is seeking a day shift Respiratory Therapist to assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.
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.
Maintains license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the State of Florida Department of Health.
RRT's 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. RRT's credentialed prior to July 1, 2002 are not required to renew every five years in accordance with NBRC.
Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.
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.