HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy in Brandon, Florida
Brandon Regional Hospital in Brandon, Florida is seeking a Respiratory Therapy Supervisor to join our dynamic team. Brandon is a 438 bed facility.
The Supervisor provides supervision for all aspects of Respiratory Therapy Department and is responsible for shift operations of the Respiratory Therapy Department.
The Respiratory Therapy department provides evaluation, treatment, and care 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.
Manages the Arterial Blood Gas Lab
Audits Respiratory Therapy staff performance and productivity
Educates Respiratory Therapy staff on new procedures and processes.
Requirements Completion of an AMA approved respiratory care program with an Associate’s Degree; Bachelor Degree preferred Current Florida state license RRT (Registered Respiratory Therapist) Minimum 5 years’ experience in clinical respiratory therapy preferred BLS, ACLS PALS and NRP (NRP preferred)
Title: Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy
Location: Florida-Brandon-Brandon Regional Hospital - Brandon
Requisition ID: 01384-10427