Registered Respiratory Therapist NICU

Margate, FL

Top Client in need of Registered Respiratory Therapist NICU

Job Description:

The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
  • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
  • Measures ventilator volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
  • Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Responds to emergency team calls.
  • Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Qualifications:
  • Active Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) License required.
  • Minimum 1 Year of ACUTE CARE Level 3 NICU Respiratory Therapy Experience Required.
  • BLS health care provider, ACLS and NRP required.
  • Must be able to treat adults, pediatricis, and newborns.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision

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