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Respiratory Therapist

at Steward Medical Group

Posted: 6/16/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 29758

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Location: Steward Medical Group - Central
Posted Date: 6/16/2020
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    About Steward Health Care System
    Steward Health Care is the largest private, tax-paying physician-led health care network in the United States. Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Steward operates 35 hospitals in the United States and the country of Malta that regularly receive top awards for quality and safety. The company employs approximately 42,000 health care professionals. The Steward network includes multiple urgent care centers and skilled nursing facilities, substantial behavioral health services, over 7,900 beds under management, and approximately 2.2 million full risk covered lives through the company's managed care and health insurance services.
    The Steward Health Care Network includes 5,000 physicians across 800 communities who help to provide more than 12 million patient encounters per year. Steward Medical Group, the company's employed physician group, provides more than six million patient encounters per year. The Steward Hospital Group operates hospitals in Malta and nine states across the U.S., including Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.

    Steward Medical Group (SMG), Inc. is Steward's multi-specialty group practice with over 4,500 employees including over 1,800 physicians and advanced practitioners. SMG operates approximately 450 practice locations throughout Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire, Rhode Island, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Utah, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas, and provides more than 4 million patient encounters per year.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Provide respiratory care to patients by performing Respiratory Therapy treatments, arterial blood gases, education, assessments, ventilator care, pulmonary functions, EKGs, EEGs, Stress Tests, Oxygen Therapy, Holter Monitors, assist in Rapid Response, emergency resuscitation, clerical duties, along with routine daily duties and other functions as assigned.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Performs various activities in assessing the respiratory status and implementing care needs of patients.
    • Safely and effectively administers all therapy and modifies it to meet the patient’s age specific needs. Assures all PRN patients are checked and documented on at least one time per shift.
    • Functions as a team and understands that Respiratory patients are the responsibility of all therapists.
    • Positively assists coworkers with patient workloads as time permits. Assists in all areas of department.
    • Maintains National Patient Safety Goals while providing patient care. Reviews/verifies physician orders carefully prior to each test for therapy.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

    • Education: Registered or Certified by attending an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program. Registered preferred.
    • Experience: Previous acute care hospital Respiratory Care experience is preferred.
    • Licensure: Current Florida Respiratory Therapy license.
    • Other: Current BLS, ACLS

Application Instructions

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