Respiratory Therapist, Full-time

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Respiratory Therapist, Full-time

Kentucky-Lexington-Cardinal Hill

The Respiratory Therapist provides respiratory therapy treatment and

patient care according to hospital, state, professional and federal

regulations and guidelines. In additions, the position creates an

environment and culture that enables the hospital to fulfill its

mission by providing patient centered care and treatment in a safe


Job Code: ******

License or Certification:

- Current State License in Respiratory Therapy.

- CPR certification

- ACLS certification preferred.

Education, Training and Years of Experience:

- 2 years hospital experience in Respiratory Therapy preferred.

Machines, Equipment Used:

- General office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax

machine, calculator, computer.

Physical Requirements:

- Good visual acuity and ability to communicate.

- Ability to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a

minimum of 30 pounds, which includes the lifting, pushing and/or

pulling of medical supplies and equipment and the transferring and

repositioning of patients. Reasonable assistance may be requested when

lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken which exceeds these

minimum requirements.

- Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

- Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for

patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

- Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet

deadlines in a detail-oriented manner.

- Ability to work independently without supervision.

Environmental Conditions:

- Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional

outdoor exposure.

- Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be


- Handicapped accessible.

- May work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency or Productivity Standards:

- Meets established attendance standards.

- Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID


- May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or

night shifts if needed to meet deadlines.

- May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on

scheduled days/shifts.

- Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations,

i.e., before, during or after a disaster.

- May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster

situation until relief arrives.

- May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
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  • Negotiable
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  • Re-125044
  • Permanent
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