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Respiratory Therapist Senior RRT

Company: University Of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

UK HealthCare is seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist Senior (RRT) dedicated to wellness, safety, and patient-centered care to join our team at one of our Magnet status hospital locations.*Albert B. Chandler Hospital* remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region, according to U.S. News & World Reports Best Hospitals Rankings and offers a large, state-of-the-art (569-bed) teaching hospital with over 100 ICU beds across multiple service lines. Chandler hosts the regions only Level 1 trauma center and is also home to the Markey Cancer Center which has earned designation by the National Cancer Institute. Respiratory therapists at Chandler will have the excellent opportunity to deliver a considerable range of services covered under their RT license.*Good Samaritan Hospital *is a smaller (180-bed) hospital that provides community-based patient care while still offering ICU, progressive and acute levels of care. Good Samaritan offers a community hospital feel where it is easy to quickly develop strong working relationships with nursing and physician teams*Qualifications:** Associate's Degree in Respiratory Care* Licensure through the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care at the time of hire* Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential through the National Board of Respiratory CareThe Respiratory Therapist (RRT) Senior ensures competent care of patients through airway management, mechanical ventilator management, blood gases, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, and other duties as it relates to ensuring the quality of 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 ensure the quality care of patients.Job Type: Full-timePay: $30.00 - $45.70 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Life insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceShift:* Night shiftLicense/Certification:* RRT (Required)Ability to Relocate:* Lexington, KY: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In personby Jobble

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