HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in Port St Lucie, Florida

RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist - Respiratory Therapy Dept., PRN St. Lucie Medical Center Port St. Lucie, FL

Facility Description:
St. Lucie is a 229 bed acute-care, full service medical center and a leading provider of quality affordable health care. Because we believe in "Quality, Excellence and Commitment," we deliver the very best medical care with our state of the art medical technologies. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits program that allows you to select the options that best meet the individual needs of you and your family.

St. Lucie has also been voted as a top five “Destination Hospital for Nurses.” With a team-oriented approach and ample opportunity for career growth, we think you'll find St. Lucie Medical Center offers the ideal atmosphere for your skills and talents.

/ St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! / / / Job Description:

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.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

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Position Qualifications: * FL state Registered Respiratory Therapist Licensure.

  • BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP health care provider

  • 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.

/ Keywords: Registered Respiratory Therapist, RRT, Respiratory Department, Per Diem, PRN /

Title: RRT Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Location: Florida-Port St Lucie-St. Lucie Medical Center - Treasure Coast

Requisition ID: 00476-3390