Emory

Respiratory Therapist/ NICU/ RRT

Division
Emory Decatur Hospital
Campus Location
Decatur, GA, 30033
Campus Location
US-GA-Decatur
Department
DEC-Respiratory Therapy
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Job Number
126505
Job Category
Therapy
Schedule
7p-7:30a
Standard Hours
36 Hours
Hourly Minimum
USD $29.68/Hr.
Hourly Midpoint
USD $39.76/Hr.

Overview

Where you matter as much as the work you do 

Join Emory Healthcare (EHC) if you’re looking for an opportunity with one of the nation's leading Atlanta hospitals in cardiology and heart surgery, cancer, neurology, and more! EHC is where those around you are dedicated to the power of teamwork, fostering an environment where you can learn, grow, and innovate with similarly passionate professionalsWork with us to improve the quality of life throughout Georgia through partnerships with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Georgia Institute of Technology, and other organizations and make a bigger, greater impact than you ever thought possible. 

Description

We're seeking a dedicated Respiratory Therapist to continue the growth of our Respiratory Care team at Emory Hillandale Hospital. As part of our team you will be responsible for providing respiratory care to patients in acute, chronic, and emergency situations. You will perform routine ventilator and artificial airway treatments in critical and general care areas. You will assists physicians and perform routine and respiratory care activities as necessary.

 

In addition to hands on patient care, Respiratory Therapists are required to accurately and completely document respiratory care by following the established charting procedure. You will select, assemble and check respiratory care equipment for proper operation and cleanliness. You will work with management to formulate plans for professional development.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of a CoARC (Commission on Accreditation of Respiratory Care) accredited approved school required.
  • Registered as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
  • Licensed as a Respiratory Care Professional (RCP) by the state of Georgia.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification in accordance with the American Heart Association required.

JOIN OUR TEAM TODAY! Emory Healthcare (EHC), part of Emory University (EUV), is the most comprehensive academic health system in Georgia and the first and only in Georgia with a Magnet® designated ambulatory practice. We are made up of 11 hospitals-4 Magnet® designated, the Emory Clinic, and more than 425 provider locations. The Emory Healthcare Network, established in 2011, is the largest clinically integrated network in Georgia, with more than 3,450 physicians concentrating in 70 different subspecialties. 

Additional Details

Supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive cultureEmory Healthcare (EHC) is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or veteran's status. EHC does not discriminate on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. EHC respects, values, and celebrates the unique perspectives and backgrounds of all individuals. EHC aspires to create an environment of collaboration and true belonging for all our patients and team membersEmory Healthcare (EHC) is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. 

 

ACCOMODATIONS: EHC will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.”  

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock, Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation, Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

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