Registered Respiratory Therapist NICU

Registered Respiratory Therapist NICU

Registered Respiratory Therapist NICU

Neonatal Registered Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Therapy Department

MIAMI, FL 33175

Per Diem Position



*Up to $20,000 Sign-On Bonus Available – Apply Today!

**Eligible External Candidates.


The Hospital offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence.


Job Description:

The Respiratory Therapist provides treatment, care and evaluation for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.  The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Delivers and assesses responses to ordered therapy per plan of care including routine and intensive therapy and diagnostic procedures.
  • Utilizes various types of oxygen and other therapeutic gas equipment such as masks, tents and incubators.
  • Administers prescribed doses of medicinal gases and aerosol drugs.
  • Measures ventilator volumes, pressures and blood gas analysis.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition and general acceptance of treatment.
  • Performs a variety of duties related to setting up, operating, cleaning, sterilizing, and storing respiratory therapy equipment.
  • Responds to emergency team calls.
  • Educates patients and family members and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
  • Active Florida Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) License required.
  • Minimum 1 Year of Level 2/3 NICU Respiratory Therapy Experience Required.
  • BLS health care provider, ACLS and NRP required.
  • Must be able to treat adults, pediatricis, and newborns.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision
Additional Info:
Shift times:12 hr,  7a- 7p Days
Must have experience –  MUST BE A RRT with level 2/3 NICU exp.  No CRT’s at this time.
Sal range:
(5 yr)- $30.34             
(10yr) $ 33.59  
(17yr MAX) $37.92
SIGN ON :  $ 20,000
Relo: unlikely with sign-on but will review on case by case.
Shift Diffs: $3.50
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