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Respiratory Therapist-Transport -PICU/ NICU

Location: 9981 S. HealthPark Drive, Fort Myers, FL
Department: GCHSWF Transport - Vascular Access Nursing
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 7:00 PM-7:30 AM
Schedule: Variable

Description:

Seeking Critical Care Respiratory Therapist with a passion
for Pediatric/Neonatal Transport
Golisano Children's Hospital-Lee Health
Requires:
  • Florida State RT license
  • Experience: 3 years critical care in PICU/NICU or 3 years in Pediatric Emergency Department
  • At least: 2000 hours in a level 2 or Level 3 NICU
  • BLS, ACLS...
  • PALS, NRP, STABLE within training period after hire

Functions as an expert in critical care areas (pediatric, neonatal and adult critical care) and is utilized as a resource for less experienced staff. 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 all patients, to include all therapeutic treatments, oxygen therapy, arterial blood gas draws and analysis, ventilator management, and airway management and to include intubation with proper certification. May assess staff blood gas competencies if qualified as a Technical Consultant?.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Associate'sRespiratory TherapyRequired

Additional Requirements

BS required to perform duties of a Technical Consultant

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
2 YearsCritical CareRequired

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Registered Respiratory Therapist LicenseRequired

Additional Requirements

Licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health, Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care as an RRT-NPS or RRT-ACCS.

Certifications/Registration Requirements

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

Additional Requirements

BLS, ACLS, ACCS, Intubation Certification, System and unit based orientation and competency completion. In pediatric/neonatal areas BLS, PALS, NRP, NPS, Intubation Certification, STABLE, is required. Specialty certifications such as ACLS, PALS, NRP must be appropriate to specific job function and population served?