Catholic Health Initiatives Respiratory Therapist - PRN in LONDON, Kentucky

Respiratory Therapist - PRN


Job Summary:

This position provides respiratory care procedures per physician order or protocol as described in the scope of practice. Responsibilities include critical care, general care, SNF care, and rehabilitation care assignments, and all related patient care plans. Individuals will work with physicians and other members of the patient care team in care planning, education, and quality improvement. Assumes preceptor duties as assigned, may include role as designated charge therapist as assigned by manager, develops policies and procedures, performs monitors and data collection for quality assurance, and assists in goal setting and evaluations for department, team members and self.


Education: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy preferred. CRT's also considered.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of critical care respiratory therapy experience preferred. Patient Care, Assessment, and Critical Thinking Skills, Technical Skills related to Patient Care Equipment, Writing and Communication Skills, and Teambuilding Skills.

License/Certification: KY and national certification in Respiratory Therapy.

Effective September 1, 2017,current BLS through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before employment.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Job Respiratory


Daily Schedule 7P-7A

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2017-R0129815