Respiratory Therapist – RRT – Weekends

WellStar Health System

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Overview

How would you like to work in a place where your contributions and ideas are valued? A place where you can serve with compassion, pursue excellence and honor every voice? At Wellstar, our mission is simple, yet powerful: to enhance the health and well-being of every person we serve. We are proud to have become a shining example of what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.

Responsibilities

Our 762 -bed, Level I Trauma facility, Atlanta Medical Center is hiring a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) who is responsible for medication administration and implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge, experience, and the evaluate-and-treat process. 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 protocol ventilator management, 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. Also participates in the education of new employees and others. Performance

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 hold an active GA Respiratory Care Professional License

 

Required Minimum Experience:

  • NRP/PALS preferred; 5yrs preferred

We’d like to invite you on a career journey like no other! In return for your contributions, we’ll help you make the most of all life’s moments – on and off the job. Wellstar Total Rewards is designed to provide for your total well-being, including: Your Wellness, Your Pay, Your Future, Your Joy.  We think it’s pretty simple – we care for our team members and our team members care for the community.

Make a difference in patients’ lives… and your own! Here, it’s more than healthcare – it’s CareerCare!

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