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Respiratory Therapist - FT - Nights

2021-02-05
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  • Bayfront Health Punta Gorda Bayfront Health Punta Gorda

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. Requires an associate's degree and a credential of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). May be expected to maintain a CPR certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Who is Bayfront Health Punta Gorda?

 Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is a 208-bed Joint Commission Accredited hospital part of a regional network of seven hospitals and more than 70 clinic. Bayfront Health Punta Gorda features all-private patient rooms in the acute care setting, and offers an accredited primary stroke center, the Joint Commission Certified Joint and Spine Center, an accredited chest pain center, an accredited hyperbaric and wound care center, and emergency care services.

 

Why should you join the team?

 Employees at Bayfront Health Punta Gorda have the opportunity to take advantage of our awesome employee benefits. 

  • Gym access to our onsite wellness center
  • Educational reimbursement up to $5,000 for RNs
  • Sign-On Bonus’s for critically needed positions
  • Excellent medical benefits packages with multiple rate options
  • The ability to be a shared employee with other Bayfront facilities 

Bayfront Health Punta Gorda is located 5 minutes off I-75 in a quaint waterfront town. The hospital is surrounded with waterfront views and wonderful local restaurants. 

Position Purpose

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases. Also measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a manager. Requires an associate's degree and a valid Florida  Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) license. American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, and PALS are required. May be expected to maintain a CPR certification. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

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