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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: RESPIRATORY CARE - GCHSWF
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 6:45 AM-7:15 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Are you a caring, compassionate Registered Respiratory Therapist who loves providing quality patient care in a team-oriented setting? Are you an experienced NICU / Respiratory Therapist who would love working in a new state-of-the-art Children’s Hospital?

For the past two years, Golisano Children’s Hospital of Southwest Florida has achieved outstanding clinical outcomes, and has been recognized for its quality and safety excellence by the Leapfrog Group as one of the Top 10 Children’s Hospitals in the United States.

Here, Respiratory Therapists feel welcomed, valued, respected and engaged in their job. Respiratory Therapists with Lee Health enjoy valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that addresses your physical, mental and financial health. Because we care.

Requirements:

Administers all therapeutic, diagnostic, and mechanical modalities under the purview of Respiratory Care Services, for which the Respiratory 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. Responsibility for the delivery of Respiratory Care to our younger patients, to include all therapeutic treatments, oxygen therapy, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, ventilator management, and airway management to include intubation.
Two years of formal education or training beyond high school OR Associate Degree
• Licensure by the State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance
• BLS

Preferences:
• NICU and / or PEDS experience strongly preferred
• One year adult critical care
• ACLS


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)