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BayCare Health System RESP CARE PRACTITIONER - FIELD in TAMPA, Florida

Title: RESP CARE PRACTITIONER - FIELD Location: FL-Tampa-BayCare Home Care Job Number: 206005

The Respiratory Care Practitioner is a clinical professional who services patients in their home/contracted facility by providing either clinical respiratory services or equipment management services on a scheduled visit/appointment or through on-call notification. Is responsible for completing day to day orders called into the Respiratory Therapy Department and follow up on visits for apnea monitor and or ventilator patients, in compliance with all regulatory agencies. Responsibilities include education of patient and caregivers regarding set up, use, maintenance and safety of respiratory therapy equipment in the home. Performs diagnostic testing on behalf of the physician. Communication with the patient's physician regarding clarification of orders or the patient's response to care may be required. Performs other duties as assigned.


Certifications and Licensures

Required CRT (Respiratory)

Required Respiratory Care Practitioner State of Florida

Required Driver's License State of Florida

Preferred RRT (Respiratory Therapy)


Required High School or Equivalent

Required Associate's Respiratory Therapy

Or Technical Respiratory Therapy


Preferred 3 years Respiratory

Preferred 1 year Home Care

Specific Skills

Required Clean driving record

Required Organizational skills

Required Customer service skills

Required Knowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position

Required Medical terminology use and understanding

Required Interpersonal skills

Required Work independently

Required Work with a team

Required Computer skills appropriate to position

Required Written and verbal communication skills

Required Critical thinking skills

Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Varies

Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Weekend Work: Occasional

On Call: Yes

Employment Status: ACTIVE PRN

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled