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NICU Respiratory Therapist

Company:
The Grey Group
Location:
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Posted:
December 06, 2016
Description:

"Candidate to function as our NICU Respiratory Therapist. Our Health System consists of four acute care hospitals, and two speciality hospitals. With a total of 1423 beds, and over 1 million patient contacts each year, this makes us the largest public health system in the state of Florida, receiving no direct tax support. Supported by more than 10,500 dedicated employees and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians, our facility remains the bedrock of our community by offering acute care, emergency care, rehabilitative and diagnostic services, health and wellness education, community outreach and advocacy programs throughout the five county region. We continue to invest back into our community to improve facilities, add services and extending care to those who need it most - in their own back yard. In the nearly 100 years since opening our first hospital, our dedication to our community - the people with whom we live and work - has been at the core of our Health System's mission, values and strategic planning principles. Job Description: Night position- 7:00 pm- 7:30 am. Night shift differential. Relocation offered. Administers all therapeutic, diagnostic, and mechanical modalities under the purview of Respiratory Care Services, for which the Therapist has demonstrated appropriate proficiency, and has been documented as competent to perform these procedures. All of the criteria-based duties within this document will be performed according to established policies, procedures and guidelines within the department and the hospital. Responsibility for the delivery of Respiratory Care to patients of age groups (birth-18 years), to include all therapeutic treatments, oxygen therapy, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, ventilator management, and airway management to include intubation. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Associate Degree in Respiratory Care. Minimum 1 year critical care experience. BLS, System and unit based orientation. Licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as an RRT. NRP, PALS and STABLE certification required or within 90 days of employment. NPS preferred, but not required.

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