Piedmont Atlanta Hospital - Atlanta, Georgia
JOB PURPOSE: Performs patient assessments, general and critical care respiratory care procedures, respiratory care for newborns in Labor and Delivery, blood gas analysis and interpretation, maintenance and management of equipment and patient and family education in both adult and neonatal areas.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED: Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy Sciences MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Previous Working Experience in Neonatal Respiratory care, or successful completion of department specific orientation including skills validation of competencies for the duties and responsibilities of this level.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW: Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care and licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners QUALIFICATIONS: Current certifications in BCLS, ACLS, and NRP. Must be actively practicing and maintaining all required competencies in both adult and neonatal areas.
ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Neonatal Pediatric Specialist credential from the National Board for Respiratory Care preferred.
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