Supports the supervision of shift activities, and acts as the expert during his or her assigned shift. Duties include daily support of staffing and assignments, providing resource support, supporting preceptor tasks, and fulfilling assigned patient care workload. Serves as a role model and advocates a highly efficient, accountable and collaborative team environment between staff and with physicians. Delivers the highest standards of patient safety and quality of care.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Requires an Associate’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy Sciences.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of two years clinical experience in respiratory care. Current BCLS, ACLS and NRP certifications required. Proficient in all patient care settings (i.e., adult ICU, NICU). If limited NICU experience, able to ramp up basic skill set (i.e., delivery support, blood gases, equipment setup) within a defined timeframe.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Is a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); has and maintains a current licensure as a Respiratory Care Professional in the state of Georgia.