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Registered Respiratory Therapist (Days)

West Florida Hospital - Pensacola, Florida

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Job Code: 00060-6398

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

West Florida Healthcare is proud to offer all private rooms to our patients.
Our facility is the area's only Atrial Fibrillation Certified hospital and was the area's first Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. We are also an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
 
The West Florida Healthcare campus includes the all private room acute care hospital, a mental health facility, and the area's only CARF-accredited, comprehensive physical rehabilitation hospital.
 
Position Summary:
 
Under general supervision the RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) will perform all respiratory care related duties. Sets 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.
 
Requirements:
 
Completion of a two year AMA approved respiratory care program (Associates Degree or equivalent)
Current Florida state license
Current BLS (Basic Life Support) 

Last Edited: 03/20/2017

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