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WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist 2 PRN in Jackson, 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

Sylvan Grove Hospital Respiratory Care PRN Position

The Registered Respiratory Therapist II is responsible for medication administration and implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge, experience, and the evaluate-and-treat process. The RRT 2 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 selfdirection. 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 2 is responsible for providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of population specific needs. The RRT 2 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 of this job will also require a close working relationship with the Medical staff and Respiratory Care Leadership.

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.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification through American Heart Association (AHA) is required.

  • ACLS certification through the American Heart Association (AHA) is required

Required Minimum Experience

  • NRP/PALS preferred

  • 1+ years of acute experience

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 2021-66973

Position Type PRN

Department Respiratory Care Services

Facility WellStar Sylvan Grove Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Jackson

Shift Nights

State Georgia

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