A registered respiratory therapist performs critical and non-critical respiratory care procedures and diagnostics through physician directives. Selected cross training activities and precepting of students and new staff as directed.
Utilizes sound knowledge and proficiency in the treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders for inpatients and outpatients of all ages with various types of media, ie, Oxygen, other Therapeutic gases and aerosol inhalation. Respiratory Care Equipment, Mechanical Ventilation, Blood Gas Sampling/Analysis and all other aspects of respiratory therapeutic treatments.
Establishes a good rapport with fellow associates while maintaining a professional relationship.
Reports to the Respiratory Care Director and/or Respiratory Care Manager/Supervisor
Performs above duties in all areas of the hospital and off site emergency department as assigned.
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Associate Degree in Respiratory Care or Science
Florida RRT license, credentialed by NBRC
AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS required
NRP preferred. Therapist working in NICU must have current NRP certification.
Minimum of one-years experience in hospital setting and be fully competent in ICU/ ER work modalities.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Facility: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
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