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St. Joseph's Hospital - Tampa, FL
The Registered Respiratory Therapist I is a clinical professional who utilizes the department's scope of services to access, plan, implement, and evaluate patient care as an integral member of the healthcare team. The Registered Respiratory Therapist I delivers Respiratory Care Services under the order of the physician and in accordance with protocols established by the hospital, other health care providers, or the board and functions in situations of unsupervised patient contact requiring individual judgment. Performs noninvasive and invasive procedures with minimal oversight. Preferred Certification includes NPR (Neonatal), required within 6 months if applicable. Required specific skills also includes Respiratory assessment and evaluation; and Perform diagnostic testing. Required Certification & Licensure includes Active NBRC
Credential for RRT.


Certifications and Licensures

RequiredRRT (Respiratory Therapy)License
RequiredReference summary for details
RequiredCPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation)
PreferredACLS (Cardiovascular)
PreferredPALS (Pediatric)


RequiredTechnicalRespiratory Therapy
PreferredAssociate'sRespiratory Therapy


Preferred1 yearRespiratory

Specific Skills

RequiredClinical skills appropriate to position
RequiredComputer skills appropriate to position
RequiredCollaborate and work with a team
RequiredCustomer service skills
RequiredWritten and verbal communication skills
RequiredInterpersonal skills
RequiredCritical thinking skills
RequiredOrganizational skills
RequiredKnowledge of regulatory standards appropriate to position
RequiredMedical terminology use and understanding