Catholic Health Initiatives Certified Respiratory Therapist, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time. Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Certified Respiratory Therapist, Saint Joseph Hospital, Full-time. Nights

Description

Position Summary:

Assists physicians,

nurses and other hospital personnel in caring for diagnosing, and treating

patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities by applying

therapeutic, preventive, and diagnostic procedures.

AdditionalResponsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Requirements:

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:

Must

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.

Working Relationships:

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.

Language:

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