Sr. Respiratory Therapist-F/T -Nights (UTower) at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Miami, Florida





Job Description:

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Transforming Lives



The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.


With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.


The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.


The University of Miami Health Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Sr. Respiratory Therapist. The Sr. Respiratory Therapist must possess sound knowledge of routine floor care and critical care and be thoroughly acquainted with the various therapeutic modalities to treat disorders of the pulmonary. Assesses patient's overall status and makes recommendations for care in order to more effectively treat patient. Under the orders of a physician delivers therapeutic modalities such as oxygen/humidity therapy, hyperinflation therapy, and chest physiotherapy so that the goals of patient care plan may be accomplished. Communicates information regarding patient's clinical status to members of the health care team, supervisors, and physicians accurately and promptly so that patient care goals may be accomplished. Temporary Covid pay in now being offered!



This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.




CORE QUALIFICATIONS



  • Graduate from a two (2) year program in Respiratory Therapy is required.

  • Current and Valid State of Florida Respiratory Therapist license is required.

  • Current and Valid BLS/CPR and ACLS certifications are required.

  • Minimum three (3) years of critical care experience is required.

  • Must be able to can perform PFTs, Bronchoscopies, and ABGS.





The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.


UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.


Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.



Job Status:

Full time



Employee Type:

Staff



Pay Grade:

U11

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