Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT is responsible for the skilled and competent delivery of Respiratory Care and Special Diagnostics Services ordered by a physician in accordance with established protocols set by the facility or other Health Care provider in the treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the Cardiopulmonary system. These services of Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT may include but are not limited to: delivery of prescribed oxygen and aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry for oxygen titration, and administration and monitoring of all respiratory and therapeutic modalities which include aerosolized medications and arterial blood gas sampling and analyses. The RT II Diagnostic Specialist position includes proficiency in the following: Bedside PFT testing, perform routine EKGâ��s, stress testing, pulmonary function testing, and holter tape scanning. Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT may be required to attend to ER and Trauma patients as needed. Responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the Special Diagnostics department in the absence of the Director, Manager, and/or supervisory personnel. The Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT is also responsible for documenting and maintaining shift coverage in the event of sick call or no show and dividing and distributing work assignments to all Special Diagnostics personnel.
Minimum: Associates Degree - Graduate of an AMA respiratory therapist program Preferred: Bachelor's Degree
Required: Minimum 1 year experience as RRT / Registered Respiratory Therapist in an acute care setting/emphasis on cardiac rhythm recognition
Required: current Florida License as a Respiratory Therapist, NBRC RRT credential, ACLS, BLS, (PALS is optional)
Skills in EKG, Pulmonary Function Testing, Stress Testing and/or Holter Monitoring/Scanning, Trauma and Open heart care
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Delray Medical Center
Job Type: PT1
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: 2105012734
About Delray Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.