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Respiratory Therapist RRT
Provides independent professional cardiopulmonary care/diagnostic procedures to patients of all ages to include ventilation, arterial canalization, endotracheal intubation, and all other procedures applicable to the field of respiratory care. Provides EKG’s, Cardiac treadmill stress tests and may perform EEG’s as directed by the medical staff and pursuant to the policies and procedures of the organization. At all times, works under the guidelines set forth by the delineation of clinical privileges established by the Medical Director and where final and ultimate authority, judgment and clinical decision-making are the responsibility of the physician. Communicates with physicians, nurses, other healthcare workers, patients and families.
Graduate from an accredited school of Respiratory Care
Two (2) years in Respiratory Care
Georgia State license to practice Respiratory Care and current BCLS. ACLS and PALS must be obtained within three (3) months of hire. Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)
The Medical Center of Peach County has served residents of Peach and the surrounding counties for 60 years and its future is brighter than ever.
Peach County Hospital opened in September 1953 as a non-profit acute-care hospital. The original building was expanded and remodeled many times before being replaced in 2013 with a new state-of-the-art facility.
The world of medicine is ever changing and through a partnership with Central Georgia Health System, The Medical Center of Peach County is poised to serve the residents of Peach and the surrounding counties in the future by developing new services, implementing new technologies and keeping abreast of the latest research to ensure you and your family have the best medical care possible. It's not just our commitment ... it's our promise.
Our new 67,500 square foot health care facility is a "right-size" hospital with the following features:
- 25 Spacious Private Rooms
- 14 Emergency Treatment Rooms, 2 Trauma Rooms
- Extended Care Program for rehabilitation
- State-of-the-art Orthopaedic-sized Operating Room
- Two Endoscopy Suites
- 64 slice CT Machine with cardiac studies capability
- Digital Mammography for detecting breast cancer
- Bone density testing, ultrasounds and a mobile MRI
- Comfortable Sleep Study Lab
- State-of-the-art Laboratory Equipment
- IV Infusion Therapy Room
- Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy
- Pulmonary Function Lab and Bronchoscopy Suite