Neonatal Respiratory Therapist FT Days Adventhealth for Children Orlando
AdventHealth Central Florida
 Orlando, FL

Neonatal Pediatric Respiratory Therapist -AdventHealth for Children Orlando

Location Address: Orlando, Fl 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth for Children Orlando

  • AdventHealth for Children has again been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a Best Children’s Hospital for newborn care
  • AdventHealth for Children holds the gold standard Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Our Pediatric Cellular Therapy program is accredited by the Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT), an internationally-recognized accrediting body for hospitals offering stem cell transplant.

Work Hours/Shift:

  • Full Time 3 12's Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Performs respiratory therapies and oxygen delivery therapies and makes recommendations to the most efficient delivery method per protocol.
  • Properly utilizes patient assessment skills, protocols, chart review, and conferring with multidisciplinary team to determine efficacy of therapy in a cost and time efficient manner making appropriate recommendations and changes per protocol.
  • Performs airway maintenance including: proper use of manual resuscitators, suctioning, extubating, assists with tracheostomy tube insertion, performs trach tube change, oral and nasal pharyngeal airway insertion, LMA insertion, endotracheal intubation, and procedural respiratory support.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors mechanical ventilators to include conventional and advanced modes of ventilation per policy and procedure.
  • Initiates, maintains, transports and monitors Heliox and Nitric oxide.

What You WillNeed:

  • Graduate of a Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Science program
  • Active and Current Florida State License as Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
  • ActiveRegistered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the National Board for RespiratoryCare (NBRC) (Preferred)

Job Summary:

The Neonatal Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assessing,planning, implementing, and evaluating the treatment, care, and needs of anassigned group of patients. He / she must be able to accept leadershipresponsibility in the absence of a Lead Therapist as directed. Adheres to AdventHealthCorporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicablelocal, state and federal agencies and