HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RRT in Tampa, Florida

The Registered 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.

  • Current FL RRT State licensure.

  • American Hear Association BLS required.

  • ACLS, NRP and PALS required within 6 months of start date.

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care program .

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

  • 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: RRT

Location: Florida-Tampa-Tampa Community Hospital

Requisition ID: INT-26535-3728