The respiratory therapist maintains a broad knowledge of respiratory care theory, principles and applications. This broad knowledge coupled with his/her clinical, technical, administrative, communicative and outcome monitoring skills will be used to provide delivery of effective respiratory care for patients at FMC. Responsible to enhance the respiratory care knowledge and skill levels of Cardiopulmonary Services, Nursing Services and other allied health personnel.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (including required licenses/certifications, education and job knowledge/experience):
Current FL license a Registered Respiratory Therapist
Current BLS Certification from American Heart Association
Possess a minimum of one year clinical experience in respiratory care at an TJC accredited hospital
Broad knowledge in pediatric through geriatric respiratory care to include therapeutics and diagnostics
Effective oral and written communication skills
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.