Respiratory Therapist RRT - PRN - Gainesville 1 at Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Posted in Other 2 days ago.

Location: Gainesville, Georgia

Job Description:

NGHS:Opportunities thrive here.

If you are an energetic individual who enjoys being part of a collaborative and talented team then a rewarding career with Northeast Georgia Health System is where you want to be!

NGHS is currently seeking a Respiratory Therapist RRT- Gainesville

PRN Shifts Will Vary

Job Summary: Administers and coordinates a variety of treatment relating to respiratory problems for patients throughout the life span; properly charts treatment given. Consistently provides effective direct care as part of the interdisciplinary team to a variety of complex patients. Effectively communicates to members of the interdisplinary team with patient care updates on changes. Responds to a variety of emergency and critical care situations, extends therapy to those patients. Assesses patients and takes the proper course of action. This position will care for patients in the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups. Seeks as well as provides feedback for improved clinical practice. Attends regularly tier 1 huddle and staff meetings along with utilizing and learning our Error Prevention Tools and behaviors for delivering safe care. Actively supports and encouraged to participate in VOICE and unit practice council.


  • Licensed to practice as a Respiratory Therapist (Respiratory Care Professional) in the state of Georgia.

  • Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care, or eligible to sit for the Registry Exam and achieved within 6 months of hire.

  • Therapist should have Respiratory Therapy training through an accredited school and successful completion of registry examination;

  • One year prior experience in relevant position preferred.

Physical Demands

  • Occasionally lifting up to 20 lbs

  • Frequently kneeling/stooping/bending

  • Frequently standing/walking

  • Frequently pushing/pulling

  • Frequent intensive work, requires reading, writing, reasoning, & talking

Working at NGHS means being part of something special: a team invested in you as a person, an employee, and in helping you reach your goals.

NGHS: Opportunities start here.

Northeast Georgia Health System strongly believes in our quest for excellence. Part of our quest is to help you find a new opportunity to expand your knowledge. We are thrilled you want to learn a new area at NGHS and are excited to see you grow!

Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
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