WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist RT - Facility Float in Marietta, Georgia
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.
This opening is for a Full-time Night position on our WellStar Enterprise Support Team (WEST). The selected Respiratory Therapist will be working at multiple WellStar Hospital locations in Region 3. In this region, this position would float to Atlanta Medical Center, Atlanta Medical Center South and Douglas Hospital.
The Registered Respiratory Therapist, working under the direction of the RC Manager/Director, is responsible for medication administration and implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge and experience. The RRT is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem-patient care situations. The majority of time is in critical care areas with significant independent decision-making and self-direction. In addition, to patient care delivery, the RRT is responsible for patient, family/support system education, coordination of activities, staff development, and professional and self-developmental activities.
The RRT is responsible for providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of population specific needs. The RRT addresses the biological, emotional, and developmental, psychosocial, and patient/family education needs when providing care to the patient. The therapist also participates in the education of new employees and others.
Candidate must be a graduate of an AMA approved training program in Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Sciences (B.S. degree preferred).
Minimum Certification: NBRC credential as an advanced level RRT Respiratory Care Professional and holds an active GA Respiratory Care Professional License. BLS certified, ACLS/NRP preferred
2 years of current Experience as Respiratory Therapist in patient acute setting.
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
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.
WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.
Department WellStar Enterprise Support Team
Facility WellStar Shared Services
Category Allied Health
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