Catholic Health Initiatives Registered Respiratory Therapist, Saint Joseph Hospital, PRN, Nights in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Registered Respiratory Therapist, Saint Joseph Hospital, PRN, Nights

Description

PositionSummary:

Assists

physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel in caring for diagnosing, andtreating patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities by

applying therapeutic, preventive, and diagnostic procedures.

AdditionalResponsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment toservice, hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conductand demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits CatholicHealth Initiatives 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 andprotects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational anddepartment specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supportsefforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customerservice and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, visitors,staff and the broader health care community.

Qualifications

Requirements:

Active

license to practice Respiratory Care through the Board of Respiratory Care (KBRC)

required; RRT credentialed from the National Board of Respiratory Care.

WorkingRelationships:

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.

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.

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL

Daily Schedule 7p

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0123677