Lakewood Ranch Medical Center is the hospital of choice for many families in the Manatee/Sarasota region. Since it opened in September 2004, the hospital has earned the Gold Seal of Approval from The Joint Commission. The Gold Seal of Approval is recognized across the nation as a symbol of quality that shows the hospital's commitment to meeting certain performance standards. The hospital has also received an 'A' for patient safety in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.
Patients at Lakewood Ranch Medical Center have access to a medical staff of more than 550 physicians and allied health professionals who practice in a comprehensive range of specialties and use the hospital's advanced medical technology. Among the members of the medical staff are surgeons whose specialties include cardiovascular, gynecological, spine and joint and reconstructive procedures.
The Respiratory Therapist performs all aspects of respiratory care for patients of all ages in critical care, emergency room, med/surg, and nursery. Member of high functioning team performing intubations and education. Position maintains strong autonomy with use of protocols and a valued member of the interdisciplinary health care team. Acts as a resource for staff and students. Provides respiratory care in accordance with LWRMC policies and procedures, other duties as assigned.