HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT in Tampa, Florida
The Registered 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.
Current FL RRT State licensure.
American Hear Association BLS required.
ACLS, NRP and PALS required within 6 months of start date.
Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program .
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
Location: Florida-Tampa-Tampa Community Hospital
Requisition ID: INT-26535-3728