SPVR RESPIRATORY THERAPY SVCS
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
ID: 7145494 (Ref.No. hlj_45030)
Posted: May 16, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Respiratory Therapy Department at Moffitt Cancer Center specializes in the treatment of patients with a wide variety of diagnoses that also have related pulmonary diagnoses. Under the department’s scope of practice, we have responsibilities to evaluate and implement patient care modalities in critical care, floor care and urgent care areas. The Respiratory Therapy Department provides ventilator care, bronchodilator and other aerosolized therapy, blood gas collection and analysis and responds to medical emergencies throughout the facility among various other duties. We are a vital part of the healthcare team; in both our 200 plus bed Magnolia Campus and our soon to be opened 128 bed McKinley Campus; providing support for disease management, ventilator and airway management and patient education. We administer Respiratory Therapy Services upon the order of providers and within the scope of the policies, procedures and protocols established by the organization.
The Respiratory Therapy Supervisor is responsible for the coordination of inpatient/outpatient clinical activities of the Respiratory Therapy Department. Additional responsibilities are required, such as providing supervisory direction to staff Respiratory Therapists during daily operations, initial/ongoing education of staff, clinical informatics and systems superuser, maintaining proficiency with all respiratory and blood gas lab modalities and equipment, communicating with other members of the interprofessional care team, and documenting/billing for services in the electronic medical record.
Provides clinical support (patient care) as needed as a Respiratory Therapist by performing diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Respiratory Care Services scope of clinical practice and in accordance with physician orders, policies, and protocols. Serves as an ambassador for the department as well as the Center by demonstrating exceptional customer service skills.
Bachelor's degree -Field of Study: CoARC accredited Respiratory Therapy Program
5 years of clinical experience in an acute care setting.
2 years of clinical experience in critical care.
6 months of experience in leadership roles (Charge/Team Lead or Supervisor/Coordinator).
Preferred 1 year of experience in leadership role (Charge/Team lead or Supervisor/Coordinator), 2 years of experience in oncology.
Mission To create a Moﬃtt culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion as we strive to contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer. Vision To advance and accelerate a culture of access, equity, and inclusion. Diversity is a priority at Moffitt and is meant "to promote a culture of diversity and inclusion as we contribute to the prevention and cure of cancer." The Enterprise Equity Department focuses its efforts on eliminating those obstacles to an individual’s ability to exist within their personal comfort zone at the cancer center. Everyone is important to meeting this priority. Addressing and responding to diversity and inclusion fosters an environment where mutual respect for diverse cultures, communication styles, languages, customs, beliefs, values, traditions, experiences and other ways in which we identify ourselves, is the expectation.