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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital
Location: Fort Pierce
Posted on: March 17, 2023

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Description **Up to $20,000 Sign-On Bonus Available - Apply Today!** External Candidates Only. For more information, contact: Kimberly Zavala Introduction Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Registered Respiratory Therapist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.Benefits HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more. Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service) Employee Stock Purchase Plan Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships) Colleague recognition program Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence) Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Registered Respiratory Therapist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and Qualifications The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) works in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting providing a wide-range of treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. You will utilize various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators. The patient population may range from newborn to geriatric. You will educate patients of treatments, support groups and other available programs. You will deliver and assess responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures. You will measure ventilator volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis. You will monitor, record, and communicate patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.You will performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment. What qualifications you will need: Florida Respiratory Therapist (RRT) license. Graduate of a 2 year AMA approved Respiratory Care Program. Minimum of 1 year post-graduate clinical experience in Respiratory Care procedures; new graduates may be considered. BLS from the American Heart Association. ACLS preferred. Membership in the FSRC and AARC preferred. No Travel Travel Required 1 years experience Required Years of Experience This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital is a 380-bed acute-care hospital. Offering a full range of services. We are home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast. Lawnwood Hospital provides interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include labor/delivery, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, adult and pediatric emergency services, and diagnostic services. We also offer inpatient, and outpatient surgical services.\n Lawnwood Hospital is a designated Certified Primary Stroke Center. The Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited. We are a Level II Trauma Center. We are verified by the American College of Surgeons. We offer a freestanding ER in Vero Beach. We provide emergency treatment for adults and children. We also offer the area's only Level III Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units. At HCA Florida Lawnwood Hospital patients come first - no matter what! We invite you to work in a fast-paced environment while enjoying a vibrant, laid-back quality of life.\n HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. \n "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Registered Respiratory Therapist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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