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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: Respiratory
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 3:00 PM-11:30 PM
Schedule: Evenings

Description:

Respiratory Therapist
Coconut Point


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"""

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Associate'sRequired

Additional Requirements

BS required to perform duties of a Technical Consultant

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
No Experience RequiredRequired

Additional Requirements

New graduates of accredited COARC respiratory therapy program accepted

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Registered Respiratory Therapist LicenseRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or
RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist)Requiredand
BLS (American Heart Association / Basic Life Support)Requiredand
ACLS (American Heart Association / Advanced Cardiac Life Support)Required

Additional Requirements

ACLS,PALS, NRP appropriate to population served