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Sr. Respiratory Therapist on-call/KCH

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Required Education REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (through the National Board of Respiratory Care) Required Related Experience No experience necessary Required License/Registration/Certification Registered - NBRC -Active Ky Respiratory Care Practitioner License Physical Requirements The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 25-100 pounds on a daily basis, as well as stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments Shift Shifts are 7pm to 7:30am and 7am to 7:30 pm as determined by department need. Some holidays and weekends are required. Job Summary The Respiratory Therapist Senior ensures competent care of patients through airway management, mechanical ventilator management, blood gases, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, and other duties as they relate to assure quality patient care. - - -The ideal candidate will perform proper documentation of patient care activities and interventions; record therapy and results as required by hospital policy and regulatory agencies; and communicate with other healthcare teams to establish the quality care of patients. Please apply for all positions for which you feel qualified; if you do not apply for a specific position, you cannot be considered for that position. Skills / Knowledge / Abilities The ideal candidate will have patient care experience, strong computer skills, and excellent communication skills. Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Hospital and pediatric experience preferred Deadline to Apply 06/22/2022 University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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