HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in Margate, Florida

Respiratory Therapist, PRN Northwest Medical Center Margate, FL /* / /Facility Description:*/ Join a dynamic team of healthcare providers in a friendly work environment. We're dedicated to the highest quality patient care and we're looking for dedicated, qualified, compassionate professionals to become part of our team. Northwest Medical Center offers supportive management, great benefits and flexibility. A 223-bed medical center, we continue to expand and integrate the latest technology into patient care.

Our facility features a state of the art CV Tower and newly expanded 53-bed Emergency Room, the largest in South Florida, providing increased opportunity for professional growth.

/Northwest Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/ /* / *Job Description: The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.

  • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.

  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.

  • Measures ventilator volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.

  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.

  • Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.

  • Responds to emergency team calls.

  • Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • Licensed in the State of Florida as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • BLS required. ACLS and PALS preferred

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

  • 1-3 years of previous hospital experience

  • 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.

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Location: Florida-Margate-Northwest Medical Center - North Broward County

Requisition ID: 00456-4251