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WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist-Pulmonary Rehab in Hiram, 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

Paulding Respiratory Therapist Position in Pulmonary Rehab

Part Time

Our Hiram, GA location is seeking an experienced Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Outpatient Pulmonary Rehab.

Our RRT is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem-patient care situations and should possess significant independent decision-making and self-direction. Pulmonary Rehabilitation is an individualized exercise program that helps the patient learn how to breathe easier and can improve the quality of life.

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.

Candidate will be able to lead group education classes:

  • Breathing techniques

  • Disease, treatment options, disease coping strategies

  • Smoking cessation

  • Nutrition and exercise

  • Medications

  • Oxygen Therapy

NO CALL, WEEKENDS or HOLIDAYS

Schedule: Tuesday and Friday 7:00-5:00 with option to float to other Pulmonary Health Park Locations to assist!

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.

  • NRP/PALS preferred

  • BLS/ACLS Required

Required Minimum Experience

  • NRP/PALS preferred;

  • Windy Hill Hospital-LTAC requires 3yrs experience of ventilator management, 5yrs preferred

  • 1+ years of acute respiratory care experience 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.

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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 2021-73676

Position Type Part-Time

Department Pulmonary Rehab

Facility WellStar Paulding Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Hiram

Shift Days

State Georgia

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