Reporting to the Lead Supervisor/Supervisor of Respiratory Department, this position is responsible for administration of respiratory therapy procedures to include Medicated Nebulizers, oxygen therapy, Chest physiotherapy, Metered dose inhalers, positive pressure therapy, arterial blood gas drawing and analysis with interpretation, volume ventilation and airway maintenance. Also assists in Code Blue and Rapid Assessment Team when appropriate. With the exception of the ER and critical care settings, performs therapy on a one to one basis in order to maintain high standards of care. Can be assigned as a Charge Therapist for assigned shift.
Qualifications: Required Education/Licensing:
Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school for Respiratory Care and have current Florida State licensure. Must possess a BLS CPR Card and ACLS card If working in the NICU, requires a current NALS/NRP card.
Required Work Related Experience:
Two years working experience in critical care areas such as ICU/CCU and 2 years direct experience in a respiratory specialty is preferred. A respiratory specialty may include specialty areas such bronchoscopies, PFT's, and any related supervisory responsibilities. Two additional years of critical care experience may be substituted in lieu of a respiratory specialty. Must be conversant with all modern technical equipment found in the Respiratory Care Department.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Miami, Florida
Facility: North Shore Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
Shift Type: Days
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: 2005023291
About North Shore 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.