Ascension Health Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Pensacola, Florida

Job ID: 233929

Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Pensacola, Florida

Regular

Additional Job Information

Title: Respiratory Therapist RRT-Peds

City, State: Pensacola,FL

Location: Sacred Heart Hospital Pensacola

Department: Respiratory Care Pediatrics

Additional Job Details: FT Night 72 Hours Bi Weekly

About Us

Thank you for your interest in Northwest Florida’s leading health care provider – Sacred Heart Health System.

Northwest Florida is a growing, family-oriented community, offering a mild climate, year-round recreational opportunities and beautiful sugar-white beaches along the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

As part of Ascension – the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system – Sacred Heart offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. Our associates consistently give high ratings to their workplace engagement and leadership’s support for their well-being.

Sacred Heart was founded by the Daughters of Charity in 1915. While our technology has improved dramatically and the buildings have grown and expanded, our commitment to the mission remains steadfast: to provide excellent health care to all people, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. For our more than 100-year history, we have been blessed with talented associates who believe in our mission and are dedicated to serving our patients and families.

Sacred Heart Health System includes hospital campuses in Pensacola, Miramar Beach and Port St. Joe, Florida, as well as The Studer Family Children’s Hospital at Sacred Heart – Northwest Florida’s only children’s hospital – and Sacred Heart Medical Group, the largest network of primary care and specialty physicians in Northwest Florida. In affiliation with the University of Florida, Sacred Heart offers the region’s only kidney transplant program, as well as physician residency programs to train the next generation of doctors in internal medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology.

To learn more about Sacred Heart Health System, visit www.sacred-heart.org .

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Therapist RRT-Peds provides evaluation of and care for pediatric patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition.

  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications and treatment based on patient outcomes.

  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team calls.

  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's health condition and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for the documentation and billing of patient procedures.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider specializing in Basic Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the PALS Certification Institute obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the Florida Board of Respiratory Care obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Graduate of a Respiratory Care program required.

Work Experience:

  • Previous pediatric respiratory experience preferred.

  • One year of experience as a Respiratory Therapist RRT in pediatrics is required to work PRN.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the Sacred Heart Health System Team, please apply by completing an online application.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension candidate care at 855-778-6037.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Sacred Heart Health System is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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