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Respiratory Therapy

Company: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob DescriptionJohns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.************ $10,000.00 Sign on Bonus ***********POSITION SUMMARY:The Respiratory Therapist's purpose is to provide quality respiratory care to our patients, including routine and complex procedures, using a wide variety of techniques and equipment. Collaborates care with the multidisciplinary team and communicate effectively with others. Ensures patient care meets quality standards established by the hospital, department and regulatory agencies. Is accountable for maintaining all skills and knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective and developmentally appropriate respiratory care to all ages of patients from neonate to adolescent. Along with other members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes which meet the high standards of care provided by JHACH.Work Hours: 7pm - 7:30am, weekend work requiredWork Location: St. Petersburg, FLKEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Assesses patients clinical status, evaluates progress toward goals, and recommends courses of action to determine a plan of care
  • Plans for patient's respiratory care needs in collaboration with other members of the care team to provide the highest quality of clinical outcomes
  • Safely performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to established standards, procedural guidelines and policies to provide safe patient care
  • Analyzes critical situations and applies appropriate judgement and critical thinking to achieve problem resolution
  • Accurately and reliably interprets and communicates patient results to support patient care
  • Documents interventions performed and response to therapies in the electronic medical record to result in compliant and useful documentation
  • Interacts with and explains therapeutic modalities to patients, families and the interdisciplinary team in an understandable manner based on learning styles and individual diversity to ensure collaborative care coordination
  • Effectively works in a team-based environment especially during stressful situations involving quickly changing priorities to achieve the highest quality of patient outcomes.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Associate's Degree
    • Current Florida Respiratory Therapist Licensure
    • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NRBC) OR current Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) OR an equivalent credential acceptable to the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
    • Must be a graduate from a Registered Respiratory Therapy Program approved by the Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
    • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred
    • No experience required for New graduate Registered Respiratory Therapist
    • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
    • Current PALS certification from the American Heart Association or must be obtained within 120-day orientation period
    • Current NRP certification if working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Keywords: Johns Hopkins Medicine, St. Petersburg , Respiratory Therapy, Healthcare , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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