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PRN Respiratory Therapist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: RESPIRATORY CARE
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Type: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: 6:00 PM-6:30 AM
Schedule: Nights

Description:

Administers all therapeutic, diagnostic, and mechanical modalities under the purview of Respiratory Care Services, for which the Therapist II 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 all age groups, to include all therapeutic treatments, oxygen therapy, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, ventilator management, and airway management to include intubation.

Requirements:

Education: Two years of formal education or training beyond high school or Associate Degree required Experience: Minimum 1 year adult critical care required Training: BLS, System and unit based orientation. NRP required at CCH Licensure: Licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance Other: ACLS preferred but not required Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Crouch - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 35 to 50 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 51 to 75 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 76 to 100 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Unprotected Heights - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)