Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

    Wellstar Health System, Inc.
    3950 Austell Road, Austell, GA 30106
    Full-time

    Job Description

    Overview

    At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

    Responsibilities

    If you are looking for an exciting change in your career as an Experienced and professional Registered Respiratory Therapist apply NOW! Our Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) play an integral role in providing excellent care to our patients. They are responsible for implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge and experience, delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem patient care situations, patient, family/support system education, coordination of activities, staff development, and professional and self-developmental activities, providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of age specific needs.

    We treat the adult, geriatric, infant, and NICU populations with minimal adolescent and child age patients for the treatment of COPD, CHF, ARDS and the care of "Preemies", providing Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT), Broncotomy, Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation and general treatment modalities; using HED, HEC, HBF, Admin Rx, Oscillators, Inhale, Nitric Oxide, Heliox Therapy and Super-dimension Bronchotomy. Our team members receive monthly in-service and annual continuing education opportunities and can serve on initiative-based committees; serving 40+ Pulmonary practices.

    Qualifications

    Required Minimum Education
    • Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy education program (CoARC or CAAHP) with minimally 20 quarter hours of science (B.S. degree preferred).
    Required Minimum Licensure
    • NBRC credential as an advanced level RRT Respiratory Care Professional and holds an active GA Respiratory Care Professional License.
    Required Minimum Experience
    • NRP/PALS preferred; WHH-LTAC requires 3yrs experience of ventilator management, 5yrs preferred
    Required Minimum Skills
    • Ability to communicate well, critical thinking skills, establish and maintain working relations with physicians and other health care personnel, and computer skills including familiarity with databases. Good customer relation, assessment, and communication skills are a must for this job.
    Posting ID: 554838291Posted: 2020-06-17