A registered respiratory therapist performs critical and non-critical respiratory care procedures and diagnostics through physician directives. Selected cross training activities and precepting of students and new staff as directed.
Utilizes sound knowledge and proficiency in the treatment of cardiopulmonary disorders for inpatients and outpatients of all ages with various types of media. Utilization of Oxygen, Respiratory Care Equipment, Mechanical Ventilation, Blood Gas Sampling/Analysis and all other aspects of respiratory therapeutic treatments.
Establishes a good rapport with fellow associates while maintaining a professional relationship.
Reports to the Respiratory Care Director and/or Respiratory Care Manager/Supervisor
Performs above duties in all areas of the hospital and off site emergency department as assigned.
Performs miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Minimum Education / Licensure / Certifications
Associate Degree in Respiratory Care or Science
Florida RRT license, credentialed by NBRC
AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS required
NRP required within 6 months of hire. Therapist working in NICU must have current NRP certification.
Minimum of one-years experience in hospital setting and be fully competent in ICU/ ER work modalities.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: West Palm Beach, Florida
Facility: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905023601
About Good Samaritan Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.