HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN in Fort Pierce, Florida

Registered Respiratory Therapist - PRN Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL

Facility Description: Located in Fort Pierce, situated on the east coast of Florida, Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute offers employees a wide range of experiences in the health care arena. As the region’s only Level II Trauma Center and with the most experienced full service open-heart program in the four-county area, employees benefit from access to education and training that are part of a tertiary care hospital’s constant focus on high quality care.

In 2011, our 365-bed hospital earned a spot on the Joint Commission’s elite list of Top Performing Hospitals based on key quality indicators. Only 14% of hospitals in the nation made the list and Lawnwood’s patient outcomes placed our facility in the number one spot on that list! Join our team of top performing professionals and experience the kind of fast-paced, challenging health care you envisioned when you chose this exciting career. / / / For the third consecutive year, HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies of 2013. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for the seventh consecutive year. Join our tradition of excellence! / / / / Benefits: / / We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and various Insurance options are available. / / / Job Description: The Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is responsible for providing Respiratory Therapy and performing related functions in the care of our patients. The RRT also sets up and maintains mechanical ventilators as well as performs orthopedic procedures in meeting the therapeutic needs of our patients. In addition, the RRT will be responsible to assist in departmental and organizational (as requested) in-service education/committees. Quality Improvement monitoring, and training of new orientees.

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Position Qualifications: * Current FL licensure as a Respiratory Therapist

  • Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy

  • Current certification as a BLS, ACLS, PALS & NRP Healthcare Provider

  • AARC / NBRC membership preferred

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds / /

Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist PRN

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 00102-6468