Piedmont Columbus Midtown - Columbus, Georgia
JOB PURPOSE: Works closely with the Respiratory Therapy Director and the Neonatologists to oversee the quality of clinical practice provided by respiratory therapist in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) by training, allocating, and monitoring work. Will coordinate scheduling of NICU therapists along with the Adult Lead Therapist. Serves as a role model and advocates a highly efficient, accountable and collaborative team environment between staff and with physicians. The Lead Therapist - NICU will provide care to neonatal patients with the highest standards of patient safety and quality of care.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy Sciences
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Minimum of two years of progressive work experience in a Level III NICU
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Has and maintains Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). Has and maintains a current licensure as a Respiratory Care Professional in the state of Georgia. Current BLS, ACLS and NRP certifications required. NPS registration by the NBRC is preferred.
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