To perform specialized respiratory therapy clinical specialty services and educational functions. The hours for this role will vary significantly based on patient and team needs. Generally this role will be performed in a Monday through Friday capacity but will require night, shift, and weekend work during certain times.
Successful completion of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Must be licensed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the state of Florida. Previous teaching and leadership experience preferred. An Associate of Science degree and actively seeking a Bachelor's degree in a Respiratory Therapy or related field is required within six months of hire. A minimum of two years of experience in the respiratory care field, two of which should be critical care, is required.
Work is moderately demanding, requiring standing, walking, lifting patients, and pushing equipment. Should be familiar with JCAHO standards and requirements. Basic understanding of computers. Good verbal and written communication skills required to be used during contacts with physicians, hospital staff, patients, and the public. Exposure to infectious patients, needle puncture hazards, and hazards related to compressed gases.
License or certification
All Respiratory Therapists will hold the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential prior to their first day of employment. Respiratory Therapists are required to maintain Basic Life Support or the equivalent as determined by the site of hire. ACLS, PALS within 3 months of hire. Instructor status on one or all of the certifications is encouraged. COPD Educator course through the AARC is required or obtained within 90 days of hire.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $25.85 per hour.
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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