HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist - Full-time Days in Plantation, Florida

Respiratory Therapist - Full-time Days Westside Regional Medical Center Plantation, FL

Facility Description:
We're always on the move. New technology. State-of-the art care. Campus improvements. You'll find it's an exciting time at Westside Regional Medical Center, a 224-bed medical center and healthcare complex. Here, our 800 nurses and allied health professionals, along with 750 physicians, thrive in a fast-paced but friendly work environment. Our medical services, combined with programs in specialties varying from oncology to cardiology, from surgery to emergency care, illustrate why we are one of the best leading healthcare facilities in South Florida.

/ Westside Regional 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:
Performs therapeutic, diagnostic and supportive respiratory care procedures. The RRT will provide services, timely and efficiently, at appropriate levels to all patients and in all settings served by the department. Evaluates physician orders and clinical data related to respiratory care of patients. Assess patients respiratory status, effectiveness of therapy, and recommends modification as needed. The RRT will perform tasks and duties within their approved scope of service, following established policies and procedures, and in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations/laws. Should be able to provide advanced clinical expertise and education. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative skills are inherent in this position. Must be proficient in the treatment of, and knowledge of all types of respiratory disorders, and must be able to utilize various types of media for therapy (mechanical ventilation, nebulizers, CPT, etc.)

Qualifications: * Must be licensed by the State of Florida Department of Health as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and successfully completed an AHA CPR Certification in basic life support. ACLS preferred.

  • Graduate of a two (2) year AMA approved Respiratory Care Program or equivalent (RRT credential).

  • A minimum of two (2) years post-graduate clinical experience in Respiratory Care is highly desired.

  • Two years of Critical Care experience is highly preferred to include CVICU experience.

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist - Full-time Days

Location: Florida-Plantation-Westside Regional Medical Cntr-Fort Lauderdale Area

Requisition ID: 01345-5154