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Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Internal Agency

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
Love being a travel Respiratory Therapist? Come Travel at Wellstar with our new opportunity!Work contract assignments that match when you can work with our Internal Agency team at Wellstar. 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 whats possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in peoples lives.
Responsibilities
The Registered Respiratory Therapist, working under the direction of the RC Manager/Director, is responsible for medication administration and implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge and experience. 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 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. 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.Must be willing to work at least one contract assignment during time frame of Oct- March.Preferred travel experience as well as Epic EMR experience. Get access to medical coverage and 403b. Access SpringHealth Wellness Services.
Qualifications
Shift:

  • VariousLocation:
    • Internal Agency can accept positions at any of our 11 inpatient -facilitiesRequired Minimum Education:
      • Graduate of an AMA approved training program in Respiratory Therapy or Cardiopulmonary Sciences (B.S. degree required).Required Minimum Certification:
        • NBRC credential as an advanced level RRT Respiratory Care Professional and holds an active GA Respiratory Care Professional License.
        • BLS certified, ACLS/NRP/PALS required.Required Minimum Experience:
          • 1 Year of RT inpatient Experience Required, 2 Years of RT inpatient Experience PreferredRequired 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

              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!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Marietta , Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Internal Agency, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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