Northside Hospital Respiratory Therapist II in Atlanta, Georgia

Respiratory Therapist II

Facility:Northside Hospital AtlantaDepartment:736A RESP CARE/DIAG SVCS

Job ID #:77279Education Required:Associates Degree

Job Category:Respiratory TherapyExperience Required:1 - 3 Years

Employment Type:Full - Time

Shift:Night

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Because of employees like you, we remain one of Georgia's Most Preferred Hospitals in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years. Your continued employment allows Northside Hospital to remain the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We support your continued growth and development by providing you the following opportunity.

Facility Overview: Northside HospitalDiscover what’s possible.See what’s inside.Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation as one of Georgia’s fastest growing healthcare institutions and our state-of-the-art, award-winning work environment are well-known. But what resonates mostwith our people is the way we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support real work/life balance, and how close they feel to their co-workers.Our 537-bed, not-for-profit, full-service hospital does more than serve our community. We’re a market leader in Women's Services, Maternity and Newborn Services, Surgery, Robotic Surgery, and Cancer Care.Proud to have been voted “Atlanta's Most Preferred Hospital for All Health Care Needs" byconsumers for more than 16 years. We are pleased to offer our people great pay, benefits, and a pension plan.We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.Ready to make a difference --- and a better living?Find your extraordinary side with Northside Hospital today.

Service Area Overview: Extraordinary diagnosticsWhen important pulmonary testing is required, patients turn to us --- a community partner they know and trust. Northside Hospital offers a comprehensive range of Pulmonary Diagnostic services, including(but not limited to):- Arterial Blood Gas (ABG)- Full Pulmonary Function Test- Methacholine Challenge- Exercise Oximetry.All procedures that are performed are interpreted by a board certifiedpulmonologist.Do you have the experience and empathy to contribute to our team?Then find your extraordinary side with us today!As part of Northside Hospital, we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support work/life balance and continuing education, and offer great pay, benefits, and a pension plan. For information on rewarding pulmonary careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25Places to Work in the US, contact us today.

Position Description: Provides respiratory care for patients in adult and/or neonatal care. Employees may perform ECG, EEG, pulmonary function testing, & bronchoscopy and any other testing as deemed within the scope of practice by national standards.

Position Requirements: Required: 1. Graduation from an accredited respiratory care program with an Associate’s degree or equivalent and RRT credentialed by the National Board for Respiratory Care. 2. CRT or CRTT that have graduated from an accredited respiratory care program, greater than 5 years’ experience at Northside Hospital and that are not on a Performance Improvement Plan will be allowed to continue employment. 3. Certified in Basic Life Support (BLS) and/or Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) by the American Heart Association. **NRP is only required when rotating to the NICU or attending deliveries. 4. Maintains proficiency in arterial blood sampling techniques as prescribed by the hospital and/or JCAHO.

Licensure/Certification Requirements: No

Work Hours: 7p-7a

Weekend Requirements: Yes

On-Call Requirements: No

Why continue to grow with Northside? Northside supports our employees’ professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today!

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law..