The RT III demonstrates advanced knowledge and skills in the management of care. Demonstrates focused critical thinking, integrates respiratroy system implications and provides anticipatory observation and management for predicatable events. The RT III demonstrates interdisciplinary colloaboration and an outcome oriented approach to care. The RT III demonstates leadership, fosters education and quality improvement activities to improve practice and patient outcomes. Demonstrates and completes RT III clinical pathway.
Current licensure in the State of Florida
Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
BLS required and PALS certification required within 6 months of employment
NRP certification required if working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
RT III and IV’s must have a minimum of one advanced credential (i.e. NPS, RPFT, AE-C)
RT IV’s must be a RRT with a minimum of 5 years neonatal/pediatric experience
Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, parents, patients, fellow staff and all members of the healthcare team
Ability to position patients to properly administer all therapeutic modalities as described in the departmental procedure manuals
Ability to utilize a variety of different equipment to render care
Ability to perform physical activity, including but not limited to: repetitive motions, grasping, fingering (pinching, typing, handling, etc), lifting, pulling, pushing, walking, standing, reaching, crouching and stooping
Cognitive skill required to provide safe patient care
Physical ability to perform all aspects of patient care, including COR on all patients ranging from neonate to adult
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Ability to effectively interact with patients, families, physicians, ancillary and support staff
Ability to effectively manage within an environment of emotional and physical stress
All Children's Hospital, a member of Johns Hopkins Medicine, is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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is the only specialty licensed children's hospital on Florida's west coast. Founded in
1926, All Children's has grown into a leading pediatric referral center that is
dedicated to advancing treatment, education, research and advocacy in child health.