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Registered Respiratory Therapist, NICU - Winnie Palmer Hospital

Company: Orlando Health
Location: Orlando
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:Job Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist III, NICUDept: Respiratory CareStatus: Variable Full TimeShift: Night - 7:00pm-7:00amORLANDO HEALTH WINNIE PALMER HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN AND BABIESLocated on the downtown Orlando Health campus, Orlando Health Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies provides specialized care that covers all facets of women's health, from comprehensive gynecological services and minimally invasive surgeries to general obstetrics and high-risk pregnancies and births. Orlando Health Winnie Palmer welcomes nearly 14,000 babies each year. Our 350-bed hospital includes 142 beds in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), making Orlando Health Winnie Palmer one of the largest NICUs in the nation. We are proudly the first - and only - hospital in Florida to offer in utero surgery to repair spina bifida. Named a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, our hospital also is proudly recognized as a "Best Children's Hospitals in Neonatology" by U.S. News & World Report and has held Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center since 2013.Orlando Health Winnie Palmer is part of the Orlando Health system of care, which includes award-winning hospitals and ERs, specialty institutes, urgent care centers, primary care practices and outpatient facilities that span Florida's east to west coasts and beyond. Collectively, our 27,000+ team members honor our over 100-year legacy by providing professional and compassionate care to the patients, families and communities we serve.Orlando Health is committed to providing you with benefits that go beyond the expected, with career-growing FREE education programs and well-being services to support you and your family through every stage of life. We begin your benefits on day one and offer flexibility wherever possible, so that you can be present for your passions."Orlando Health Is Your Best Place to Work" is not just something we say, it's our promise to youMake a difference in someone's life. Be a part of Orlando Health Respiratory Care Team!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 ofblood 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--- Associate of Science in Respiratory Care or Cardiopulmonary Sciences--- Neonatal critical care clinical experience required--- Intermediate critical care training as defined on Orlando Health's Respiratory Therapy ClinicalLadderLicensure/Certification:--- Maintains license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the State of Florida Department ofHealth--- Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) 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, arenot required to renew every five years in accordance with the NBRC--- Maintains active membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) andFlorida Association for Respiratory Care (FSRC). New team members are required to obtainmemberships within the first 90 days of employment--- Maintains current Basic Life Support (BLS)/Healthcare Provider certification--- Neonatal-Pediatric Resuscitation (NRP), required within the first 90 days of employment, asappropriate per unit and site--- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), required within the first 90 days of employment, asappropriate per unit and site--- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), required within the first 90 days of employment,as appropriate per unit and site

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