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Respiratory Therapist FT Nights

Company: AdventHealth
Location: Wesley Chapel
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:


Respiratory Therapist Full Time Nights AdventHealth Wesley Chapel

Location Address: 2600 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Wesley Chapel, Florida 33544

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
up to 15k Sign On Bonus
  • From state- of- the- art equipment to the most intricate building details, AdventHealth Wesley Chapel was designed from the ground up to maximize healing, patient care and wellness
  • Recognized as leader in patient satisfaction and was named Top 100 Hospital in Modern Healthcare Magazine by IBM Watson Health
  • 50,000 sq ft community Health & Wellness Center
  • Comprehensive women’s health center named Inspiration Place that incorporates female physician specialists, women’s imaging, pelvic floor and female physical therapy and a boutique spa.
  • Consistently named a Top Workplace in Tampa Bay by the Tampa Bay Times
  • Opened an offsite 24 bed, 24/7 emergency room in Central Pasco to better serve the emergency health needs of residents in west and central Pasco
Work Hours/Shift:
Full-Time Nights

 You Will Be Responsible For:


  • Responsible for the safe and effective administration of medically prescribed medications, knowing their indications and contraindications.
  • Knows and follows the indications and contraindications, the policy and procedures in administering therapeutic modalities to include:  PAP, IS, USN, HHN.
  • Sets up and monitors oxygen administration.
  • Sets up oxygen cylinders and assures proper usage and safety measures are in place.
  • Performs bedside spirometry tests.  May be requested to perform test in PFT lab following adequate training and/or orientation.
  • Performs arterial punctures using radial, brachial, and femoral sites independently.  Draws off arterial lines to obtain sample for blood gas analysis.
  • Be a member of the “code team” responding to arrest situations.  As part of the team may be expected to perform CPR (compression).
  • Sets up requested hemodynamic lines, calibrates monitors, and troubleshoots any problems that may occur.
  • Performs all aspects of artificial airway care.  Able to perform deep blind tracheal suctioning on patients.
  • Daily/weekly preventative maintenance and calibration, quality assurance of ABG analyzers.
  • Familiar with oxygen delivery systems (i.e. Nasal cannula, Venturi mask, non-rebreather).
  • Familiar with measuring devices to include, but not limited to, pulse oximeter, Wrights respirometer, oxygen blenders.
  • Responsible for the set-up, safety check, monitoring, and troubleshooting of mechanical ventilators.
  • Familiar with CPAP set-up and administration of CPAP.
  • Performs quality EKG’s according to departmental standards
  • Maintains accurate and legible records, documenting clinical notes in patient’s charts.
  • Participation in reporting patient progress, and prioritizing patient condition to the next shift.
  • Proper documentation in department records.  Participates in staff meetings, attends lectures, conferences and seminars.

Keywords: AdventHealth, Brandon , Respiratory Therapist FT Nights, Other , Wesley Chapel, Florida

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