HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapist (RRT) FT Days in St Petersburg, Florida

Northside Hospital Registered Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapist take a deep breath. You know the challenges of being a Respiratory Therapist. Respiratory Therapist do the interviews and the exams. You consult with physicians to develop a treatment plan for the patients. Respiratory Therapist perform the diagnostic tests. You do the treatments and monitor progress. Certified Respiratory Therapist teach and educate patients. And in the end, Respiratory Therapist make a huge difference in the life of every patient you serve. No wonder we want you to join our team of Respiratory Therapist today.

Under general supervision, the RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) will perform all respiratory care related duties.

Set up and administer all routine and complex respiratory therapy procedures to patients of all ages.

Responsible for the application and operation of acute care ventilators used for continuous short and long-term mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Therapists are expected to be self-directed in the absence of the full-time Team Leader. Maintain all department and hospital records and enter accurate information into the hospital computer for the therapy as given.

At Northside Hospital & Tampa Bay Heart Institute we put the patient first. Our 288-bed multidisciplinary cardiovascular center located in the heart of St. Petersburg, Florida is part of the HCA West and Central Florida hospital system. We have a reputation for achieving high levels of quality care within a comfortable, high-tech setting while offering many respected Centers of Excellence including:

Chest Pain Center with PCIHeart & Vascular InstituteSpine Care CenterAdvanced Primary Stroke CenterNeuro Interventional Radiology

Become a member of our healthcare team and develop your passion for caring while

enjoying our great amenities.

At HCA West and Central Florida’s 15 hospitals we’re not just caregivers, we’re devoted to caring. Located throughout Tampa, St. Petersburg, Sarasota and the greater Orlando area, we’re on a journey to reach new heights in service excellence for our patients. As an integral part of the nation’s largest healthcare system with more than 15,000 healthcare professionals on our team, we foster an environment where you will be supported, valued and encouraged to grow.

Make excellence your goal by joining our team of Respiratory Therapist and family of hospitals. To learn more and to apply, go tohttp://www.morecareerchoices.com/

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist licensure.

  • American Heart Association BLS health care provider required. ACLS , PALS and NRP within 6 months of hire.

  • Graduate of Respiratory Care program accredited by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).

  • Frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling and moving equipment.

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate actions in volatile situations.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills

Job: *Therapy & Rehabilitation

Title: Respiratory Therapist (RRT) FT Days

Location: Florida-St Petersburg-Northside Hospital %26 Tampa Bay Heart Institute

Requisition ID: 01385-9590