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WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist in Atlanta, Georgia

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

The Respiratory Therapist , working under the direction of the RC Manager/Director, is responsible for medication administration and implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge experience, and the evaluate and treat process. The CRT is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem-patient care situations with the majority of time involved with acute patient care areas with protocol ventilator management. In addition, to patient care delivery, the RCP is responsible for patient, family/support system education, coordination of activities, staff development, and professional and self-developmental activities. The CRT is responsible for providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of population specific needs. The CRT 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. Performance of this job will also require a close working relationship with the Medical staff and Respiratory Care Leadership. Good customer relation, assessment, and communication skills are a must for this job.

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)

  • NBRC credential as entry level CRT and holds an active GA Respiratory Care Professional License

Required Minimum Licensure

  • NBRC credential as entry level CRT and holds an active GA Respiratory Care Professional License

Preferred Minimum Licensure

  • NRP, PALS preferred

Required Minimum Experience

  • WHH-LTAC requires 3yrs experience of ventilator management (5 years preferred)

Required Minimum Skills

  • Ability to communicate well, establish and maintain working relations with physicians and other health care personnel

  • Critical thinking skills

  • Computer skills including familiarity with databases

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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.

Job ID 2021-74477

Position Type Full-Time

Department Respiratory Therapist

Facility WellStar Shared Services

Category Allied Health

City Atlanta

Shift Various

State Georgia

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