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Registered Respiratory Therapist II - Winter Haven...
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Winter Haven Hospital, Inc | Winter Haven, FL
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The Registered Respiratory Therapist II is a clinical professional who utilizes the department's scope of services to access, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care as an integral member of the healthcare team. The Registered Respiratory Therapist II delivers Respiratory Care Services under the order of the physician and in accordance with protocols established by the hospital, other health care providers, or the board and functions in situations of unsupervised patient contact requiring individual judgment. Performs noninvasive and invasive procedures with minimal oversight. Preferred Certification includes NPR (Neonatal), required within 6 months if applicable. Required specific skills also includes Advanced Respiratory assessment and evaluation; Perform diagnostic testing; and Emergency care/Adult critical care. Required Certification & Licensure includes Active NBRC Credential for RRT.

Certifications and LicensuresRequiredRRT (Respiratory Therapy)LicenseRequiredReference summary for detailsRequiredCPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)PreferredACLS (Cardiovascular)PreferredPALS (Pediatric)

EducationRequiredTechnicalRespiratory TherapyPreferredAssociate'sRespiratory Therapy

ExperienceRequired6 monthsRespiratory

Specific SkillsRequiredClinical skills appropriate to positionRequiredComputer skills appropriate to positionRequiredCollaborate and work with a teamRequiredCritical thinking skills

About Winter Haven Hospital, Inc

Winter Haven Hospital established in 1926 serves as the major medical center for east Polk County and the highway 27/Ridge Corridor. The hospital is a division of Mid-Florida Medical Services, a locally owned and operated501(C)(3)not-for-profit organization which is governed by an independent Board of Trustees made up of local business and civic leaders who serve without pay. With 527 licensed hospital beds, Winter Haven Hospital is the largest of the two main facilities in our healthcare system followed by our women's hospital, the Regency Medical Center. Winter Haven Hospital with over 2,500 employees is the largest private employer in east Polk County. The hospital is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation for Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and has over 300 board-certified physicians on its medical staff representing every major specialty. Winter Haven Hospital is affiliated with the University of Florida College of Medicine/Shands Healthcare, is a member of the American Hospital Association, Florida Hospital Association, the Premier Alliance, Association of Community Hospitals and Health Systems of Florida and the West Central Florida Hospital Council. Hospital based services include: open heart surgery center 3 twelve bed intensive care units for medical, surgical and coronary care A 24 bed progressive care unit Centers of excellence in orthopedic surgery, neurology, and neuro surgery Through its various East Polk and Highland's County sites, Winter Haven Hospital offers numerous specialty programs and units State of the art OB/GYN women's facility Level II neonatal intensive care Comprehensive nationally accredited physical rehabilitation inpatient and outpatient centers, which are also state designated for brain injury 3 cardiac catheterization laboratories Clinical lab and regional blood bank Ambulatory surgery and diagnostic center Emergency department/urgent care center 6 primary care offices (Auburndale, Bartow, Haines City, Lake Wales, Winter Haven (2)) Inpatient center for psychiatry/outpatient behavioral health services With its new Bostick Heart Center and JCAHO Accredited Stroke Center, over 16,000 total admissions last year, 2,500 births and over 60,000 emergency and urgent care visits, Winter Haven Hospital continually seeks to fulfill its mission, which is to improve the health of the communities we serve by providing high quality, cost effective care and services.