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Registered Respiratory Therapist - Pediatric Transport Team - Wolfson Children's Hospital

Job Summary

The Critical Care Transport (CCT) Respiratory Therapist performs basic life support, advanced life support and critical care support. The CCT RT functions under standing orders of the physician or Medical Director and is expected to perform assessments, provide treatment and monitor patients during inter-facility transports. The CCT RT must have strong communication skills and interpersonal skills as they work in confined spaces(Ambulance/Helo/Fixed Wing, must relay information to MD and other medical professionals. The CCT RT must also remain calm and focused and possess strong problem solving and critical thinking skills to effectively assess patients and provide appropriate treatment. The CCT RT is responsible for the care of the patient including any emergency procedures the patient may require while under their care. These procedures may include but are not limited to CPR and endotracheal intubation, needle aspiration of the chest and umbilical assess during emergency medication delivery.

  • Status Full-Time
  • Shift Details Nights
  • Education Required Associate's Degree
  • Education Preferred Bachelor's Degree
  • Experience
    • 3-5 years medical/surgical/critical care
    • 2000 hours Level III / Level IV Newborn Intensive Care
    • TNCC
  • License and Certification
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
    • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification
    • Licensed Respiratory Therapist
  • Location Wolfson Children's Hospital
    800 Prudential Drive
    Jacksonville, Florida, 32207
  • Location Overview

    Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in the region, serving North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best children’s hospitals in the U.S., the hospital is staffed by skilled pediatric subspecialty physicians, pediatric nurses and other health care professionals, and equipped with advanced technology to help children overcome serious illnesses like congenital heart disease, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and more. As one of only two children’s hospitals in Florida to receive Magnet™ status, Wolfson is a regional referral center for tertiary pediatric care. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River, 216-bed Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health.  The hospital is located close to the shops and fine dining of the historic San Marco area and is also near sports stadiums, theater and music venues, and museums.

     

    For more information on this opportunity, please contact recruiter Kate Palmer, kate.palmer@bmcjax.com

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