WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist (RRT) in Marietta, Georgia

Job Title:

Respiratory Therapist (RRT)

Job ID:

KH-1127782

City:

Marietta, GA

Facility:

Kennestone Hospital

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

PRN

Shift:

Days

Department:

Respiratory Care Services

Description:

Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow! WellStar is the largest not -for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evidenced by being recognized nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Kennestone Regional Medical Center is located in Historic Marietta, Georgia, just minutes north of Atlanta. Our 633 bed, Level II Trauma Center, supports a state-of-the-art cancer center, cutting edge neuroscience program and a comprehensive and top-ranked cardiovascular program. We believe in a team-centered approach in everything we do and with every patient that we serve. Our smoke-free campus provides an atmosphere where patients and team members can breathe easy, while promoting a healthy lifestyle.

Experienced and professional registered Respiratory Therapists needed for busy Kennestone Regional Medical Center . 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, Super-dimension Bronchotomy.

Our team members receive monthly in-service and annual continuing education opportunities and are able to serve on initiative based committees; serving 40+ Pulmonary practices.

Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of AMA approved therapist training program; Qualifying for the NBRC Registry Exam and credential of RRT (BS degree preferred)

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Must possess a minimum of one-year experience, preferably experience in both neonatal and adult critical care areas. BCLS required. ACLS/NRP preferred. Registered (RRT) by the NBRC is required. Active certification/licensure pursuant to the Georgia Respiratory Care Practice Act is required.

WellStar offers a world-class benefits package that includes:

Tuition reimbursement Offered day one* to full-time and part-time employees

Bright Horizons - Subsidized, on-site child care

Fitness center Full-service fitness center http://www.wellstarhealthplace.org/

Pension Plan 100% Employer Paid, Fully vested after 5 years of service

Concierge Service Employees have access to an on-site concierge service provided by Best Upon Request at https://bestupon.wpengine.com/employee-services/

On-Site Dining Options Most locations offer multiple dining options including Cafeterias, Bistros and Grilles

*Learn more about this benefit from your Talent Acquisition Consultant upon application

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.

Thank you for your interest in WellStar. We are an equal opportunity employer