The Registered Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the skilled and competent delivery of Respiratory Care Services ordered by a physician in accordance with established protocols set by the facility or other Health care provider in the treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities associated with the Cardiopulmonary system. These services may include but are not limited to: initiation and monitoring of patients receiving continuous mechanical ventilation, noninvasive ventilation to include BIPAP/CPAP therapy, delivery of prescribed medical gases, and aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry for oxygen titration, and administration and monitoring of all respiratory and therapeutic modalities which include aerosolized medications, sputum inductions, chest physiotherapy,and arterial blood gas sampling and analyses. The Registered Respiratory Therapist may function in critical care once competency has been demonstrated.
Minimum:Associates Degree - Graduate of an AMA respiratory therapist program.
2 year Vocational Training in Respiratory Therapy/will train new graduates.
Current Florida License as a Respiratory Therapist, NBRC RRT credential, ACLS, BLS, PALS
Skills in EKG, EEG and Holter Monitoring preferred.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Delray Beach, Florida
Facility: Delray Medical Center
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005019390
About Delray Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.