Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/6/2019
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Respiratory Therapist Registered PRN Rotating Shifts...
(This job is no longer available)
Community Health System | Brooksville, FL
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Job Description

Position Purpose

Responsible for the administration of pharmacological, diagnostic, and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care procedures necessary to implement treatment, disease prevention, pulmonary rehabilitative, or diagnostic regime prescribed by a physician. The transcription and implementation of the written or verbal orders of a physician pertaining to the practice of respiratory care. Proper assessment, observation and monitoring of signs and symptoms, general behavior, and general physical response to respiratory care treatments and diagnostic testing. Recommend and implement appropriate respiratory care procedures and protocols based on observed abnormalities. Implement changes in treatment pursuant to the written or verbal orders of a physician. The ability to assess and initiate emergency procedures. Collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery to achieve desired patient outcomes. Performs all other duties required.

Position Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an Approved Respiratory Therapy Program with a Diploma or AAS Degree

Experience:

Previous experience preferred

Licenses/Certificates:

Certification by the National Board for Respiratory Care. Licensed by the state of Florida as a Respiratory Care Professional (CRT or RRT). Current BLS, PALS, NRP, ACLS and/or American Heart Airway Management certification.

About Community Health System

Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS) is an operator of hospitals in the United States. The Company provides healthcare services through these hospitals that it owns and operates in non-urban and selected urban markets throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2008, included in the Company's operations, were 118 hospitals that it owned, leased or operated. These hospitals are geographically diversified across 28 states, with an aggregate of 17,245 licensed beds. Effective June 30, 2008, the Company acquired the remaining 35% equity interest in Affinity Health Systems, LLC, which indirectly owns and operates Trinity Medical Center (560 licensed beds) in Birmingham, Alabama, from Baptist Health Systems, Inc., giving the Company 100% ownership of that facility. Effective October 1, 2008, the Company acquired Deaconess Medical Center (388 licensed beds) and Valley Hospital and Medical Center (123 licensed beds) located in Spokane, Washington, from Empire Health Services. (Source: 10-K)