Registered Respiratory Therapist
Fort Myers, FL
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Shift: 3:00 PM-11:30 PM
Seeking RTs who are the breath of life for their patients
At least 1 year acute/ER experience .
Must be able to intubate
Lee Health – Coconut Point represents a new model in health care, where the care actually revolves around the community. It has been designed to serve as the destination for health and wellness by bringing needed services directly to the community, while providing an enhanced overall patient experience and coordination of care.
"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"""
|Degree/Diploma Obtained||Program of Study||Required/|
Additional RequirementsBS required to perform duties of a Technical Consultant
|Minimum Years Required||Area of Experience||Required/|
|No Experience Required||Required|
Additional RequirementsNew graduates of accredited COARC respiratory therapy program accepted
State of Florida Licensure Requirements
|Registered Respiratory Therapist License||Required|
|RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)||Required||and|
|BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)||Required||and|
|ACLS (American Heart Association / Advanced Cardiac Life Support)||Required|