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RRT NICU

Eastside Medical Center - Snellville - Snellville, Georgia

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Job Code: 08621-10170

Full-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

Eastside Medical Center – Snellville, GA
 
Respiratory Therapist (RRT) – Neonatal ICU
 
Eastside is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.  Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women’s services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.
 
Eastside Medical Center is currently looking for a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) – Neonatal ICU.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Serves as integral part of the code team and the rapid response team.
  • Performs all routine respiratory therapy and oxygen administration.
  • Assesses for appropriateness of respiratory care.
  • Sets-up, maintains, monitors, and adjusts ventilator parameters.
  • Draws arterial blood gases (ABGs).
  • Reports values of ABGs and takes corrective actions based on results.
  • Performs quality controls on ABG machines.
  • Participates in new hire orientation and student rotations.

Qualifications:
  • Graduate of an approved (A.M.A) Respiratory Therapy Program
  • National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) registry - required
  • RRT credentials - required
  • Current Georgia RT licensure
  • BLS – American Heart Association – required
  • ACLS – American Heart Association - required
  • NRP preferred except where required (see below)
  • Computer, communication, and math skills

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Last Edited: 04/20/2017

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