Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Hendersonville
Located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina
Co-workers that feel like family
You Will Be Responsible For:
·Responsible for providing respiratory services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures.
·Maintain knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment.Remain alert, assess possible side effects to oxygen therapy.
·Administer respiratory therapy treatments, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
·Set-up and monitor mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.
·Assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation as needed. Make appropriate physician contact for intervention.
·Perform arterial punctures to obtain and analyzes arterial blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understand the possible complications and aindications associated with the procedure.
What You Will Need:
·Current License with the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board.
·Current BLS required.Current NRP required within 90 days of hire.
·Current PAL and ACLS preferred.
·Successfully passed the Registered Respiratory Therapist exam with the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Under the supervision of the Respiratory Care Department Director, the Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing respiratory care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.