Summary Respiratory Therapist (RRT) - Medical Center Navicent Health
Provide respiratory care to neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients. Duties include management of mechanical ventilation, arterial canalization, endotracheal intubation and all other procedures applicable to the field of respiratory care. Communicates with physicians, nurses, other healthcare workers, patients and families. Practices within the guidelines set forth by the delineation of clinical privileges established by the Medical Director and Department Director. Assists with orientation of new employees and students.
What is required:
Completion of an AMA approved college program in Respiratory Care and recognition by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Therapist.
Current Georgia State license to practice Respiratory Care
Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
Additional Information The Medical Center, Navicent Health (MCNH) is a nationally recognized academic medical center, nationally-verified Level 1 Trauma Center, Magnet ® hospital for nursing, and serves a service area of 30 counties and a population of nearly 750,000 persons. MCNH has over 4,500 employees and a medical staff of approximately 700 physicians. As the second largest hospital in Georgia, it is licensed for 637 beds, including pediatrics, medical surgical, trauma and cardiac surgery. The Emergency Center, with helipad capability and three urgent care centers, treats over 140,000 visitors per year. MCNH provides a broad range of community-based outpatient diagnostic, primary care, wellness and comprehensive rehabilitation services. It is the primary academic hospital for Mercer University School of Medicine, providing residency and fellowship programs for over 100 residents and is affiliated with multiple universities as a clinical education site. MCNH also operates the Doctors Office Building.