AdventHealth

Orlando, Florida, RESPIRATORY THERAPIST – TRANSPORT – HYBRYD – ADVENTHEALTH CHILDRENS   All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:     ·           Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense) Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that  together  we are even better. Schedule: PRN Shift : Nights The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth For Children • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando • We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage • Career growth and advancement potential • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year The role you’ll contribute: Practices in accordance with philosophy, policies, procedures and standards AdventHealth for Children; functions within the guidelines of the protocols for the Transport program that are reviewed and agreed on by the Neonatal and Pediatric Medical Director and Transport Manager.  Identifies, plans, implements and evaluates emergency care for acutely ill neonatal and pediatric patients in collaboration with the Medical team for the receiving neonatal or pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Provides family-centered care, including psychosocial support, education, and transfer planning in conjunction with referral staff.  Maintains effective communication with referral staff and families.  Participates in educating staff from referring facilities through informal teaching and planned educational classes and/or conferences.   The value you’ll bring to the team: Transports neonatal patients going to a nursery or a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). Proactively initiates process improvement ideas.  Assists with clinical instruction and precepting and serves as a resource person to lower-level therapists. Performs other duties as requested by department leadership. Responds to all Code Blue emergencies immediately providing CPR.  Performs other duties as directed by Supervisor. Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, intubations/extubations, assisting with tracheostomy insertions, performing tracheostomy changes, assisting with bronchoscopy, airway suctioning and procedural respiratory support. Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy. Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery per protocol. Obtains, analyzes and reports findings of blood gases and co-oximetry.  Performs quality controls as needed. Sets up and performs oximetry apnea, TC, and ETCO 2  monitoring. Initiates, maintains, transports, and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and non-conventional modes of ventilation and transport ventilation.  Reviews chest radiological reports as necessary per supervisor and policy and procedures. Delivers neonatal resuscitation and assists with APGAR scoring at delivery per NRP guidelines.  Performs artificial surfactant replacement.  Maintains proper equipment in labor/delivery/perinatal/ pediatric areas. Qualifications The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed: Requires a minimum of 2,000 hours of Neonatal ICU experience (per Florida State Rule 64J) Requires at least one year of pediatric critical care experience Current valid State of Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS) certification Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy (Preferred) This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

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