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Health First Respiratory Therapist - Viera Hospital, Per Diem in Viera, Florida

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible and accountable for providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship. Demonstrates clinical proficiency in the adult and/or neonatal critical care areas. He/she should have a thorough understanding of all respiratory care modalities and be capable of making judgment decisions and recommendations to physicians pertaining to respiratory care modalities. He/she should also be able to evaluate these techniques and report their findings to the responsible physician.

Primary Accountabilities :
  • Thorough documentation, including patient care, interdisciplinary Plan of Care, patient education, and charges appropriately for care provided.

  • Initiate and manage invasive and non-invasive ventilation per physicians' orders, including troubleshooting and discontinuation. This includes BiPAP, CPAP, and all modes of mechanical ventilation.

  • Communicates effectively to educate patients, family and staff on Respiratory Care procedures.

  • Be a good steward of all hospital equipment and supplies.

  • Current license by State of Florida, Department of Health, as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.

  • ACLS, PALS and NRP required if working in specific environments.

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills, organizational and prioritizing skills.

Job: *Respiratory

Organization: *Viera Hospital Inc

Title: Respiratory Therapist - Viera Hospital, Per Diem

Location: Florida - Brevard County-Viera

Requisition ID: 055665