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Respiratory Therapist, PRN

Paris, Kentucky

Req ID 7413-2454 Post Date May. 20, 2024 CategoryTherapists FacilityBourbon Community Hospital
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Lifepoint Health’s Central Kentucky market is comprised of four acute care, community-based hospitals, with over 50 outpatient clinics that provide comprehensive healthcare in the Bluegrass region. Bluegrass Community Hospital (Versailles, KY), Bourbon Community Hospital (Paris, KY), Clark Regional Medical Center (Winchester, KY), and Georgetown Community Hospital (Georgetown, KY) are committed to our mission of making communities healthier. As an integrated network, our facilities have the ability and resources to develop opportunities for professional growth and advancement to accomplish your career goals. We take pride in personalized patient care backed by high-quality designations to support a culture of safety for both employees and patients. Get back to the heart of your community by caring for your neighbors -- join our team today!

A Career with Us Offers:

·         Newly Adjusted Competitive Pay Rates 

·         Paid Time Off (PTO)       

·         Extended Illness Benefit (EIB)    

·         Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)             

·         Choice of Insurance Plans (Health, Dental, Vision, Life)   

·         Educational Assistance 

·         Bereavement Leave

·         401(k) Match

·         Free Parking

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Evaluates cardiopulmonary status. Obtains and analyzes blood gas samples using a blood gas analyzer.
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.

JOB REQUIREMENTS
Minimum EducationGraduate of a Program in Discipline as verified by proof of state licensure
Associates degree - Preferred
Required SkillsRequires 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.
Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 daysAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 8 months of hirePALS within 1 year of hire
Licenses:Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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