Registered Respiratory Therapist, Critical Care Transport, Pediatric Pulmonary Care, Wolfson Children's Hospital

Date Posted: Mar 26, 2023

Status: Full-Time

Shift Details: Days

Job Summary

We are offering up to $15,000 in sign-on bonus if hired!

Baptist Health is currently hiring a Registered Respiratory Therapist for our Critical Care Transport team at Wolfson Children's Hospital in Jacksonville, FL. This is a full-time opportunity working various shifts.

This respiratory therapist will be responsible for caring for our critical care patients who may need transportation to or from Wolfson Childrens Hospital. Whether via ambulance or air transport, we are looking for candidates that are comfortable working in high-stress and fast-paced environments. When not transporting, you will be providing support to the hospital's critical care units. The ideal candidate will have critical care experience, transportation experience, and experience working in both the PICU and NICU. We are also looking for a candidate possessing strong communication and interpersonal skills while working in confined spaces, such as an ambulance or helicopter. 

Wolfson Children's Hospital is recognized among America's Best Children's Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report year after year and is a Magnet™ designated hospital, the gold standard for excellence in patient care.

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist on our Critical Care Transport team, you will be responsible for the following

  • Performing basic life support, advanced life support, and critical care support.
  • Understanding orders of the physician or Medical Director and
  • Performing assessments, providing treatment, and monitoring patients during inter-facility transports.
  • Relaying information to the M.D. and other medical professionals.
  • Effectively assessing patients and providing appropriate treatment.
  • The care of the patient, including any emergency procedures the patient may require while under their care (CPR, endotracheal intubation, needle aspiration of the chest, and umbilical assessment during emergency medication delivery). 

This Registered Respiratory Therapist will be located at Wolfson Children's Hospital. If you are interested in this Full-Time opportunity, please apply today or contact

In keeping with our mission and core values, Baptist requires that all team members complete their COVID-19 vaccine series or obtain a medical or religious exemption by 11/15/2021 or at the time of hire after this date.

Education Required

Associate's Degree

Education Preferred

Bachelor's Degree


  • 3-5 Years Critical Care Experience
  • 3-5 Years Medical Experience
  • PICU Experience
  • NICU Experience
  • Experience with the care of surgical patients

License and Certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Required Or
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Required
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Required Or
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification Required Or
  • Licensed Respiratory Therapist Required


Wolfson Children's Hospital
800 Prudential Drive
Jacksonville, FL, 32207

Location Overview

Wolfson Children's Hospital

Wolfson Children’s Hospital is the only children’s hospital in the region, serving North Florida, South Georgia and beyond. Ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the best children’s hospitals in the U.S., the hospital is staffed by skilled pediatric subspecialty physicians, pediatric nurses and other health care professionals, and equipped with advanced technology to help children overcome serious illnesses like congenital heart disease, cancer, neurological disorders, diabetes and more. As one of only two children’s hospitals in Florida to receive Magnet™ status, Wolfson is a regional referral center for tertiary pediatric care. Centrally located on the beautiful St. Johns River, 213-bed Wolfson Children’s Hospital is a part of Baptist Health.

The hospital is located close to the shops and fine dining of the historic San Marco area and is also near sports stadiums, theater and music venues, and museums.