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RRT PRN

Company: HCA Florida Memorial Hospital
Location: Jacksonville
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)? At HCA Florida Memorial Hospital, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsHCA Florida Memorial Hospital offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated RRT PRN like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsThe Respiratory Therapist coordinates and delivers high-quality, patient-centered respiratory care in accordance with the nature and specific requirements of the department, and consistent with the scope and standards of practice for the relevant state and specialty. As a vital part of the patient care team, the Respiratory Therapist performs a variety of diagnostic tests and therapeutic procedures and monitors patients receiving invasive and noninvasive mechanical ventilation. -We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now.What you will do in this role:
    • You will perform and document patient assessment, including breath sounds, airway patency, and cuff pressure. You will conduct diagnostic procedures to evaluate the need for, and response to, respiratory therapy.
    • You will administer respiratory care therapies, including oxygen delivery, aerosol medication delivery, and chest physiotherapy.
    • You will assist with placement of artificial airways. You will initiate, monitor, and maintain mechanical ventilation.
    • You will monitor patient for therapeutic response. You will notify provider and intervene as appropriate in the event of an unintended response.
    • You will assist with transportation of ventilator-dependent patients.
    • You will respond to emergent patient situations and ensure airway integrity and adequate ventilation during resuscitation as required.
    • You will perform routine and high-risk procedures as prescribed by the Physician and follow appropriate policy in the application of respiratory procedures.
    • You will communicate with physicians on the effectiveness of respiratory care procedures.
    • You will thoroughly explain and answer patient and family questions regarding respiratory care.
    • You will review patients' charts to verify order and check for contradictions of therapy.
    • You will assess patient and provide proper documentation in patient's chart as related to therapy.
    • You will assemble, install, disassemble, assess and maintain equipment according to manufacturer and department policy. -What qualifications you will need:
      • Acceptable degree from an accredited school - Associate in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor Degree in Respiratory Therapy is required
      • A Registered Respiratory Therapist license in Florida, in accordance with law and regulation, is required
      • 1-3 years of experience is preferred. Hospital setting experience highly desirable.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 90 days of employment start date
      • Current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) Provider is required or must be obtained within 90 days of employment start date.
      • Current American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider is required or must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date.
      • RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP)" has provided quality healthcare services since 1969, giving patients access to highly-trained physicians and advanced technology. With more than 50 years of pioneering healthcare, our 450+ bed hospital is one of the region's leading acute care facilities. We offer a range of services for our patients, including 24-hour emergency care at three different locations and a Level II trauma center. Other specialized programs include our accredited Chest Pain Center, certified Stroke Center, Heart Center, Bone and Joint Center, maternity center and much more. Memorial has received the Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers and is sepsis-certified by the Joint Commission.At Memorial Hospital, our care like family culture extends to our patients, our people and our Jacksonville community. We are committed to each other because when we join together, our patients are cared for in the safest and most compassionate way.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Registered Respiratory Therapist opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Florida Memorial Hospital, Jacksonville , RRT PRN, Healthcare , Jacksonville, Florida

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