·Driving distance to Gainesville, St. Augustine, Orlando, Tampa, Sarasota
·Part of the community since 1898, providing healthcare to Marion County for over 120 years
·Florida Hospital Ocala offers a broad spectrum of services, with programs that are nationally recognized and accredited
·Spectacular springs throughout the county
You Will Be Responsible For:
Supervises the delivery of cardiopulmonary care in accordance with applicable policy and procedure. Assign workloads in a fair and equitable manner. Ensures the effectiveness of therapist assessment and reassessment by monitoring patient progress. Recommends change in respiratory plan of care according to documented medical necessity and within the confines of established protocols. Accepts additional tasks as assigned by Director of Respiratory or Level 4 Supervisor.
Monitors, instructs and coaches patient before, during , and after treatment delivery. Prevents and/or resolves untoward side effects. Adjusts therapies according to protocol and documented clinical criteria. Makes and/or recommends changes based on pulse oximetry, peak flow measurement, chest x-ray, lab work, and other data relevant to optimal patient progress.
Serves as resource to staff. Trains and instructs Respiratory Therapists and other staff. Helps to supervise student preceptorship program. May serve as BLS, ACLS, PALS and/or NRP instructor.
Maintains a supportive atmosphere conducive to quality care, department growth, staff development, and high morale.
What You Will Need:
Must be Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Current BLS is required
ACLS, PALS, and NRP must be obtained within 90 days of employment
Must have a valid Florida license.
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.