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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: Orlando Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Orlando Health is currently seeking Registered Respiratory Therapists to assist the Respiratory Care team. The registered Respiratory Therapist assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; And select, assemble, check and operate equipment.Responsibilities Essential Functions

  • Demonstrates competency in respiratory therapeutics and in the use of non-invasive ventilators, pulmonary diagnostics 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 member 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 determination.
  • 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. Qualifications Education/Training
    • Associate of Science in Respiratory Care or Cardiopulmonary Sciences.
    • Basic computer/mechanical training required. Licensure/Certification
      • Maintains license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the State of Florida Department of Health.
      • Registered Respiratory Therapist credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). RRTs registered on or after July 1, 2002 must maintain an active status with the (NBRC) and updated every five years. RRTs credentialed prior to July 1, 2002 are not required to renew every five years in accordance with the NBRC.
      • Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certification.
      • Advanced Life Support as appropriate per unit and site.

Keywords: Orlando Health, Orlando , Registered Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Orlando, Florida

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