WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist (RRT)- Registered Only 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 largest not-for-profit healthcare system 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.
Experienced and professional Registered Respiratory Therapists needed. Our Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) play an integral role in providing excellent care to our patients. They are responsible for implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge and experience, delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem patient care situations, patient, family/support system education, coordination of activities, staff development, and professional and self-developmental activities, providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of age specific needs.
We treat the adult, geriatric, infant, and NICU populations with minimal adolescent and child age patients for the treatment of COPD, CHF, ARDS and the care of “Preemies”, providing Pulmonary Function Testing (PFT), Broncotomy, Non-invasive Mechanical Ventilation and general treatment modalities; using HED, HEC, HBF, Admin Rx, Oscillators, Inhale, Nitric Oxide, Heliox Therapy and Super-dimension Bronchotomy. Our team members receive monthly in-service and annual continuing education opportunities and can serve on initiative-based committees; serving 40+ Pulmonary practices.
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.
Required Minimum Experience : NRP/PALS preferred; WHH-LTAC requires 3yrs experience of ventilator
management, 5yrs 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.
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 Respiratory Care Services
Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital
Category Allied Health