At WellStar, we all share common goals. That's what makes us so
successful - and such an integral part of our communities. We want
the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for
our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in
Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the
communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care
models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
Responsible for coordinating the overall functions and
activities of the department to assure the successful delivery of
quality patient care. Under the supervision of the
Manager/Director, the resource therapist is responsible for
developing/implementing process improvements, medication
administration, and providing patient care with understanding and
awareness of population specific needs. Addresses the biological,
emotional, and developmental, psychosocial, and patient/family
education needs when providing care to the patient. The resource
therapist facilitates the management of personnel (i.e. scheduling,
evaluations), and adherence to policy/procedures, protocols,
clinical practice guidelines and clinical activities of the
department. Performance of this job will also require a close
working relationship with the Medical staff and Respiratory Care
Leadership. Resource also serves as a reference/support person to
the staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments.
Good customer relation, assessment, and communication skills are a
must for this job.
Required Minimum Education
* Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy education
program (CoARC or CAAHP) with minimally 20 quarter hours of science
(B.S. degree preferred)
* NBRC credential as advanced level RRT, Respiratory Care
Professional for Respiratory Care, Active GA Respiratory Care
Required Minimum Experience
* Two-year experience that includes sufficient clinical, with
management background to ensure competence in the practice of
* BLS, ACLS certification required
* NRP and PALS preferred for role/facility specific
* Active member of the AARC
Required Minimum Skills
* Demonstrates evidence of positive leadership
abilities/interpersonal relationships including
team building and problem solving skills of above average
ability; possess' critical thinking skills; exhibits
excellent presentation, communication and customer service
skills along with strong computer skills.
Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities.
We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and
advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the
Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!