Catholic Health Initiatives Respiratory Therapist Reg, Cardiopulmonary Services, Jewish Hospital, Nights, Full Time in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Respiratory Therapist Reg, Cardiopulmonary Services, Jewish Hospital, Nights, Full Time


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.



Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy required.

Required Experience:

Minimum of two years of critical care respiratory therapy experience preferred.


Kentucky and national certification as Registered Respiratory Therapist.


Patient Care, Assessment, and Critical Thinking Skills, Technical Skills related to Patient Care Equipment, Writing and Communication Skills, & Teambuilding Skills

*For those hired after November 14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position, through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Education verification will also include the collection of a high school diploma or equivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education.

Additional Responsibilities:

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

  • Adheres to and exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives 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, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity EmployersCBKYONE

Job Respiratory


Daily Schedule 3

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0116045