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Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

University of Kentucky

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE08426
Working Title
Department Name H3410:Therapeutic Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 09
Salary Range $19.47-29.47/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

AS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

0

Required License/Registration/Certification

REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (through the National Board of Respiratory Care)

Physical Requirements

The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 25-100 pounds on a daily basis; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments

Shift

Nights; 7pm-7:30am; may include some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary

The Respiratory Therapist/UKHC ensures competent care of patients through airway management, mechanical ventilator management, blood gases, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, and other duties as it relates to assure the quality of patient care. The ideal candidate will perform proper documentation of patient care activities and interventions, record therapy and results as required by hospital policy and regulatory agencies and communicate with other health care teams to ensure the quality care of patients. Please apply for any and all positions you feel qualified. If you do not apply for a specific position, you cannot be considered for the position.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have patient care experience; strong computer skills; and excellent communication skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Hospital experience is preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/19/2017
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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