WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist 2 Weekend- Respiratory Care Services in Austell, Georgia

Job Title:

Respiratory Therapist 2 Weekend- Respiratory Care Services

Job ID:

CH-1134712

City:

Austell, GA

Facility:

Cobb Hospital

Employment Type:

Weekend Option

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Nights

Department:

Respiratory Care Services

Description:

WellStar Cobb Hospital is the 2nd largest hospital within the WellStar Health System. With over 382 licensed beds and 2,000 plus employees, Cobb Hospital is located in Austell, GA which is just 15 minutes northwest of downtown Atlanta near Marietta . WellStar Cobb Hospital recently expanded its surgical services, emergency room, laboratory, and behavioral health facilities. We are conveniently located near the silver comet trail, shopping plazas, popular restaurants, as well as easy access to public transportation. Our campus is very diverse, rapidly growing and family oriented.

WellStar Cobb Hospital has been named "Top 100" U.S. Hospitals for its Five Star Community value index. Cobb Hospital is a place where our employees are not only proud and passionate about what they do, but they are committed to providing Worldclass healthcare to our patients and the communities we serve.

The Registered Respiratory Therapist, working under the direction of the RT leadership, is responsible for implementing respiratory care based on expanded knowledge and experience. The RT is responsible for delivering patient care in complex, multiple problem patient care situations. Majority of time is in critical care with significant independent decision-making and self-direction. In addition, to patient care delivery, the RT is responsible for patient, family/support system education, coordination of activities, staff development, and professional and self-developmental activities. The RT is responsible for providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of age specific needs. The RT addresses the biological, emotional, 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. Good customer relation, assessment, and communication skills are a must or this job.

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy education program (CoARC orCAAHP) 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.

We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including a fully funded Pension Plan, Retirement Savings Plan (403b) with company match, on-going training to include leadership development & advancement, tuition reimbursement, bonus incentive programs, free employee parking on campus, cutting edge technology, onsite fitness and child care facilities.

I believe every person and every job is important and I am accountable for achieving my goals.

I believe in compassion and understanding

I believe in innovations and creative thinking

I believe in the WellStar team and we are making a difference in people’s lives

We believe in life well-lived.

Thank you for your interest Wellstar Cobb Hospital. We are an equal opportunity employer.