Certified Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory

KentuckyOne Health - Lexington, KY (30+ days ago)3.5

Saint Joseph East, Part Time Days

Position Summary:
Assists physicians, nurses and other hospital personnel in caring for diagnosing, and treating patients with cardiopulmonary deficiencies and abnormalities by applying therapeutic, preventive, and diagnostic procedures.

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.

Active license to practice Respiratory Care through the Board of Respiratory Care (KBRC) required; CRT credentialed from the National Board of Respiratory Care.

Physical Requirements 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.

Working Relationships:
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.

Adequate conversational English is required in order that the individual be able to take direction from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospital policies.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers.