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Registered Respiratory Therapist - HealthPark Medical Center

Location: 9981 So HealthPark Circle, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Respiratory Care
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 6:45 PM-7:15 AM
Schedule: Nights

Description:

Lee Health is looking for TALENTED and CARING Registered Respiratory Therapists to join our AMAZING team. We are a well-respected health system dedicated to providing a caring, compassionate, safe and healthy environment.

Now is the best time to join our caring, compassionate team at Lee Health in Fort Myers, Naples, and Cape Coral, Florida. To meet our growing needs, we are offering relocation and an exceptional hiring incentive package for qualified candidates selected to join our team!

For more information, please call Becky at
239-343-9959 or email at Rebecca.Kennedy@LeeHealth.org

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 all age groups, to include all therapeutic treatments, oxygen therapy, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, ventilator management, and airway management. May assess staff blood gas competencies if qualified as a ""Technical Consultant"

Requirements:

Educational Requirements
Required:
  • Associate's
Additional Requirements:
  • BS required to perform duties of a Technical Consultant
Experience
Required:
  • none

Additional:
  • New graduates of accreditied COARC respiratory therapy program accepted
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
Required:
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist License
Additional Requirements:
  • none
Certifications/Registration Requirements
Required:
  • RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)
  • BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)
  • ACLS (American Heart Association / Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
Additional Requirements:
  • ACLS, PALS, NRP appropriate to population served.
  • ACLS, PALS, NRP can be obtained within 6 months of hire.