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WellStar Health Systems Resp Therapist Resource CH AMCD NF in Austell, Georgia


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 what's possible when the brightest professionals dedicate themselves to making a difference in the healthcare industry, and in people's lives.


Respiratory Therapist - Cobb Hospital

This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus

The Resource Respiratory Therapist is responsible for coordinating the overall functions and activities of the department to assure the successful delivery of quality patient care. Under the supervision of the Manager/Director, the resource therapist is responsible for developing/implementing process improvements, medication administration, and providing patient care with understanding and awareness of population specific needs. Addresses the biological, emotional, and developmental, psychosocial, and patient/family education needs when providing care to the patient.

The resource therapist facilitates the management of personnel (i.e. scheduling, evaluations), and adherence to policy/procedures, protocols, clinical practice guidelines and clinical activities of the department. Performance of this job will also require a close working relationship with the Medical staff and Respiratory Care Leadership. Resource also serves as a reference/support person to the staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments. Good customer relation, assessment, and communication skills are a must for this job.


Required Minimum Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy education program (CoARC or CAAHP) with minimally 20 quarter hours of science (B.S. degree preferred).

  • NBRC credential as advanced level RRT, Respiratory Care Professional for Respiratory Care, Active GA Respiratory Care Professional License

Required Minimum Experience:

  • Two-year experience that includes sufficient clinical, with management background to ensure competence in the practice of Respiratory Care

  • BLS, ACLS certification required

  • NRP and PALS preferred for role/facility specific

  • Active member of the AARC

Required Minimum Skills:

  • Demonstrates evidence of positive leadership abilities/interpersonal relationships including team building and problem solving skills of above average ability; possess’ critical thinking skills; exhibits excellent presentation, communication and customer service skills along with strong computer skills.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Job ID 2021-76647

Position Type Full-Time

Department Respiratory Care Services

Facility WellStar Cobb Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Austell

Shift Nights

State Georgia