Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Respiratory Therapist, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time. Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
Certified Respiratory Therapist, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time. Nights
nurses and other hospital personnel in caring for diagnosing, and treating
patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities by applying
therapeutic, preventive, and diagnostic procedures.
Demonstrates a commitment to service,organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct anddemeanor at all times.
Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protectssensitive data at all times.
Adheres to organizational and departmentspecific safety standards and guidelines.
Works collaboratively and supports efforts ofteam members.
Demonstrates exceptional customer service andinteracts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors,staff and the broader health care community.
Active license to practice Respiratory Care through
the Board of Respiratory Care (KBRC) required; CRT credentialed from the
National Board of Respiratory Care.
PhysicalRequirements and Environmental Conditions:
be able to lift, push, or pull 50 lbs., sit, walk, stand extensively and be
able to perform fine and gross motor skills. Physical coordination, mobility,
verbal articulation, vision, and learning must be easily performed. May be
exposed to blood, body tissue and fluids regularly, as well as other hazardous
waste materials. Must be able to tolerate environmental temperature
fluctuations. May be exposed to radiation, toxins, dust, cytotoxins, and/or
poisonous substances. May be exposed, periodically to physical injury, burns,
noise, and some electrical hazards.
The Respiratory Therapist is
responsible to the Respiratory Care Supervisor and does not supervise any other
employee. They are in daily contact with patients, families, physicians,
nurses, and other employees.
Adequate conversational English is required in
order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand
how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers
as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the
Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.
Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL
Daily Schedule 7p
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0123666