Respiratory Therapist take a deep breath. You know the challenges of being a Respiratory Therapist. Respiratory Therapist do the interviews and the exams. You consult with physicians to develop a treatment plan for the patients. Respiratory Therapist perform the diagnostic tests. You do the treatments and monitor progress. Certified Respiratory Therapist teach and educate patients. And in the end, Respiratory Therapist make a huge difference in the life of every patient you serve. No wonder we want you to join our team of Respiratory Therapist today.
St. Petersburg General Hospital attracts highly skilled medical professionals with a passion for care. Our 219-bed acute care facility, which is part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system, has set the standard for personalized service excellence. We offer our community a full spectrum of services, including: Emergency, Inpatient/Outpatient Surgery, Level 1 Nursery, Orthopedics, Vascular, and Wound Care Center. Advanced procedures are being used throughout our hospital and these Centers of Excellence: Chest Pain Center * Stroke Center * Womens Center * Surgical Services DaVinci Robotic System Find yourself on the pristine shores of Tampa Bay in an environment where people are rewarded for placing our patients first.
Under general supervision, the RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) will perform all respiratory care related duties. Set up and administer all routine and complex respiratory therapy procedures to patients of all ages. Responsible for the application and operation of acute care ventilators used for continuous short and long-term mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Therapists are expected to be self-directed in the absence of the full-time Team Leader. Maintain all department and hospital records and enter accurate information into the hospital computer for the therapy as given.
Current Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist licensure. American Heart Association BLS health care provider required. ACLS , PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire. Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC). Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving equipment. Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations. Customer service abilities including effective listening skills
At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.