Respiratory Therapist - Nights
Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Requisition #:617008
Location:Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Category:Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Schedule:Night Shift

$15,000 Sign On Bonus!


The Respiratory Therapist's purpose is to provide quality respiratory care to our patients, including routine and complex procedures, using a wide variety of techniques and equipment. Collaborates care with the multidisciplinary team and communicate effectively with others. Ensures patient care meets quality standards established by the hospital, department and regulatory agencies. Is accountable for maintaining all skills and knowledge necessary to provide safe, effective and developmentally appropriate respiratory care to all ages of patients from neonate to adolescent. Along with other members of the care team, is responsible for patient outcomes which meet the high standards of care provided by JHACH.

Work Hours: 7pm - 7:30am (M-F), 36 hrs/week

Work Location: St. Petersburg, FL


  • Assesses patients clinical status, evaluates progress toward goals, and recommends courses of action to determine a plan of care

  • Plans for patient's respiratory care needs in collaboration with other members of the care team to provide the highest quality of clinical outcomes

  • Safely performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures according to established standards, procedural guidelines and policies to provide safe patient care

  • Analyzes critical situations and applies appropriate judgement and critical thinking to achieve problem resolution

  • Accurately and reliably interprets and communicates patient results to support patient care

  • Documents interventions performed and response to therapies in the electronic medical record to result in compliant and useful documentation

  • Interacts with and explains therapeutic modalities to patients, families and the interdisciplinary team in an understandable manner based on learning styles and individual diversity to ensure collaborative care coordination

  • Effectively works in a team-based environment especially during stressful situations involving quickly changing priorities to achieve the highest quality of patient outcomes.


  • Associate's Degree

  • Current Florida Respiratory Therapist Licensure

  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NRBC) OR current Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) OR an equivalent credential acceptable to the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)

  • Must be a graduate from a Registered Respiratory Therapy Program approved by the Commission of Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)

  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred

  • No experience required for New graduate Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association

  • Current PALS certification from the American Heart Association or must be obtained within 120-day orientation period

  • Current NRP certification if working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

For Lifeline positions must also have:

  • Minimum of five years' experience in a clinical setting

  • Minimum of 2000 hours caring for Level II or III neonatal patients as defined by Florida Rule 64J-1.006

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, and or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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