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Respiratory Therapist II Wkd KHC

Company: Wellstar Health System, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:


Core Responsibilites and Essential Functions

  • Provides Customer Service
    Completion of patient care, documentation and education
    Team approach to service
    Promotes a team spirit and positive work environment
    Provides supportive environment for students and staff
  • Administers Quality Patient Care
    Performs patient assessment & assessment for therapy
    Collaborates with health care team members in planning patient care
    Verifies orders and administers aerosolized medication, bronchial hygiene, volume expansion, oxygen & medical gas therapy
    Performs ventilator management, weaning, wave form graphic interpretation; airway management (intubation, extubation, trach tube change and care)
    Performs arterial blood gas sampling & analysis
    Educates patient and mentors/precepts new employees, students and peers
    Location Specific: Assisting in invasive and non-invasive procedures, Cardiac Service procedures, Pulmonary Diagnostic Testing
  • Provides Safe & Quality Environment
    ?Promotes current and accurate electronic orders, charting and charging
    ?Promotes high level of patient safety (Medication Safety, NPSG, etc)
    ?Promotes Performance Improvement initiatives designed to promote quality care
    ?Promotes evidence based practice
    ?Reviews the revised and new DPPs Required for All Jobs
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all WellStar Health System policies, standards of work, and code of conduct. Qualifications

    Required Minimum Education
  • Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy education program (CoARC or
    CAAHP) with minimally 20 quarter hours of science. Required
  • Associate's Degree A.S. degree required Required
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred Required Minimum Experience
  • 0-2 yrs clinical experience with minimal 6-months critical care Required Required Minimum Skills
  • Ability to communicate well, critical thinking skills, establish and maintain working relationships with physicians and other health care professionals, and computer skills including familiarity with databases.
  • Good customer relation, assessment, and communication skills are a must for this job. Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s)
  • Respiratory Care Prof 1.00 Required 1.00
  • Registered Respiratory Therapi 2.00 Required 2.00
  • Basic Life Support 3.00 Required 3.00
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support 4.00 Required 4.00
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Prvdr 5.00 Preferred 5.00
  • Pediatric Adv Life Support 5.00 Preferred 5.00 Additional Licenses and Certifications

Keywords: Wellstar Health System, Inc., Marietta , Respiratory Therapist II Wkd KHC, Healthcare , Marietta, Georgia

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