Respiratory Therapist l - Full Time - Nights - $20k Sign on Bonus - JDCH
Memorial Healthcare System

Hollywood, Florida

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Patients depend on our team for the best in evidence-based care and innovative therapies, such as inhaled nitric oxide, high-frequency oscillation, and invasive and non-invasive ventilator support modalities. Opportunities exist for motivated Registered Respiratory Therapists (and Certified Respiratory Therapy Technicians) with the skills to provide a high level of quality service in a variety of settings including the ED, Trauma and Critical Care.

Summary:

Provides care for patients with cardiopulmonary disorders.

Responsibilities:

Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.

Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.

Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, documents, and communicates patient condition.

Competencies:

ACCOUNTABILITY, ARTERIAL BLOOD GAS SAMPLING - ARTERIAL PUNCTURE, ARTIFICIAL AIRWAY CARE/MAINTENANCE, CUSTOMER SERVICE, HFNC/VAPOTHERM, MECHANICAL VENTILATION WEANING/PULMONARY MECHANICS, NON-INVASIVE POSITIVE PRESSURE VENTILATION (NIPPV), PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTERED CARE, RESPONDING TO CHANGE, STANDARDS OF BEHAVIOR

Education and Certification Requirements:

Accredited Program: Respiratory Therapy (Required)BLS Cert American Heart_non ecard (BLS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), Certified Respiratory Therapist (TT LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL), PALS American Heart_non ecard (PALS AHA) - American Heart Association (AMERICAN HEART), Registered Respiratory Therapist (RT LICENSE) - State of Florida (FL)

Additional Job Information:

Complexity of Work: Requires critical thinking skills, effective communication skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Required Work Experience: No prior work experience required. Can be licensed as RT or TT. National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) credential is preferred. Department Specific Credentials: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) for Advanced Life Support (PALS) for Pediatric areas Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) for Adult areas Note: For added clarification, see Mandatory Education Requirements Grid. Additional Education Info: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Additional Credential Info: or RT

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Asbestos = 0%
  • Audible Speech = 80%
  • Bending and Stooping = 80%
  • Bio hazardous Waste = 80%
  • Biological Hazards - Respiratory = 80%
  • Biological Hazards - Skin or Ingestion = 80%
  • Blood and/or Bodily Fluids = 80%
  • Climbing = 0%
  • Communicable Diseases and/or Pathogens = 80%
  • Computer Monitor = 80%
  • Cytotoxic Chemicals = 60%
  • Depth Perception = 80%
  • Distinguish Color = 80%
  • Domestic Animals = 60%
  • Dust = 60%
  • Extreme Heat/Cold = 0%
  • Fire Risk = 40%
  • Gas/Vapors/Fumes = 80%
  • Hazardous Chemicals = 0%
  • Hazardous Medication = 60%
  • Hazardous Noise = 40%
  • Hearing Acuity = 80%
  • Heating Devices = 60%
  • Hypoxia = 0%
  • Keyboard Entry = 80%
  • Kneeling = 80%
  • Laser/High Intensity Lights = 0%
  • Latex = 60%
  • Lifting or Carrying > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 0%
  • Lifting or Carrying 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Lifting or Carrying 25.01 lbs - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Lifting/Carrying Patients 35 Pounds or Greater = 80%
  • Magnetic Fields = 80%
  • Moving Mechanical Parts = 80%
  • Needles/Sharp Objects = 80%
  • Potential Electric Shock = 40%
  • Potential for Physical Assault = 60%
  • Pushing or Pulling > 75 lbs Non-Patient = 60%
  • Pushing or Pulling 0 - 25 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Pushing or Pulling 26 - 75 lbs Non-Patient = 80%
  • Radiation = 60%
  • Reaching = 80%
  • Repetitive Movement Foot/Leg = 0%
  • Repetitive Movement Hand/Arm = 80%
  • Running = 60%
  • Seeing - Far = 80%
  • Seeing - Near = 80%
  • Sitting = 60%
  • Smelling Acuity = 60%
  • Squatting = 80%
  • Standing = 80%
  • Sudden Decompression During Flights = 0%
  • Taste Discrimination = 0%
  • Unprotected Heights = 0%
  • Walking = 80%
  • Wet or Slippery Surfaces = 80%

Shift:

Nights

Disclaimer: This job description is not intended, nor should it be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. It is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.

Wages shown on independent job boards reflect market averages, not specific to any employer. We encourage candidates to talk to their Memorial Healthcare System recruiter to discuss actual pay rates, during the hiring process.

Memorial Healthcare System is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.

Memorial Healthcare System recruits, hires and promotes qualified candidates for employment opportunities without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any factor prohibited by law.

We are proud to offer Veteran's Preference to former military, reservists and military spouses (including widows and widowers). You must indicate your status on your application to take advantage of this program.

Employment is subject to post offer, pre-placement assessment, including drug testing.

If you need reasonable accommodation during the application process, please call 954-276-8340 (M-F, 8am-5pm) or email TalentAcquisitionCenter@mhs.net


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