Reg Respiratory Therapist - Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Only in Winchester, KY at Clark Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Clark Regional Medical Center

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care...

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'.  As health care evolves, Clark Regional Medical Center is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards.  We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do.  We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with our constant  investment in continuing education and leadership development programs.

We want you on our team...Clark Regional Medical Center located in Winchester, an 18  minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for Dayshift 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Only, Registered Respiratory Therapist to join our Cardiopulmonary Department in examining patients with breathing-related conditions and conducting diagnostic testing; consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient; performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients.  We consider quality more than just a set of criteria.  It is a way of life for Clark, encompassing everything we do.  This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services.

At Clark Regional, we believe in building careers.  That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

Simply put, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization.

Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to:

  • Measures lung capacity and analyzes blood samples using a blood gas analyzer. May perform tobacco cessation education, bedside PFT, EKGs, etc as ordered by the provider.
  • Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.
  • Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.
  • Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.
  • Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.
  • Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.
  • Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.
  • Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Graduate of a CRT or RRT program, required
  • Bachelor's Degree, preferred

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Valid Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care licensure
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), required - American Heart Assoc.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 60 days of hire
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 60 days of hire
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) within 90 days of hire



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