HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT PRN in Jacksonville, Florida
/Memorial Hospital (an HCA facility) is located less than 20 miles from the beaches of Jacksonville. We are the premiere medical facility in the Jacksonville area featuring a Certified Chest Pain Center, Certified Stroke Center as well as a dedicated Heart Center. Memorial Hospital is also a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital. /
The **(Registered Respiratory Therapist)> has sound knowledge and proficiency in the performance of respiratory therapies and diagnostic testing.
Plans and administers diagnostic and therapeutic treatments with professionalism and expertise.
Registered Respiratory Therapists are able to provide more complex care modalities to include: establishing an airway and maintenance, cardio respiratory drug administration, and cardio respiratory monitoring to include ventilator monitoring.
The Registered Respiratory Therapist may be given supervisory responsibilities in the absence of the Respiratory Supervisor.
Establishes and maintains a positive rapport with fellow associates and other hospital staff.
Provides quality patient care and performs all other duties as assigned (pertaining to the level of skill mix knowledge).
Patient Rights - The Registered Respiratory Therapist will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
Patient Safety – The Registered Respiratory Therapist demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
Patient/Family Education – The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides appropriate patient/family education, per department and hospital policy and procedures.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
•Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy:•Acceptable degrees from an accredited school include: Associates in Respiratory Therapy or Bachelor’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy
•Registered Respiratory Therapist License in this state (required)
•American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
•1-3 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist (preferred)
•Minimum of 1 year of experience for PRN positions
Title: RRT PRN
Location: Florida-Jacksonville-Memorial Hospital of Jacksonville
Requisition ID: 02525-11554