Staff Position

Respiratory Therapist
Grady Health System
Atlanta, GA
Sign-On Bonus

$22-37/hour
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Description

Respiratory Therapist/Pool


Summary Respiratory Therapist-Pool should have a thorough understanding of the various modalities of Respiratory care and perform acute and intensive care functions under the supervision of a Senior Respiratory Therapist. May perform care for neonates, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Must be capable of making appropriate decisions regarding respiratory care procedures. Qualifications * Associate Degree in Respiratory Care is acceptable * Baccalaureate degree in Respiratory Care is preferred * ARRT certification by the NBRC * Candidate must be Licensed Professional in Respiratory Care in the State of Georgia Two levels of entry, one is AS in Respiratory Therapy RRT with a minimum of 2 years of clinical experience or BS in Respiratory Therapy and RRT with <2 years of clinical experience; second level of entry is the AS in Respiratory Therapy RRT >3yrs of critical care clinical experience or BS in Respiratory Therapy RRT >2yrs of critical care clinical experience * Must be thoroughly knowledgeable in all modalities of respiratory care for neonatal, pediatric and adult patients * Must have current BLS certification

Pay

Average Georgia Staff Position Pay

$27.68/hour

The average salary for a Respiratory Therapist is 46% lower than the US average of $40.

Estimate based on Bureau of Labor Statistics data.