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Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. Our team members are the cornerstone of our mission of making communities healthier. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just beginning your career, Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital has opportunities for you to utilize your skills and expertise.


Respiratory Therapist- Registered

Somerset, Kentucky

Req ID 7429-13257 Post Date Apr. 15, 2024 CategoryTherapists FacilityLake Cumberland Regional Hospital
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Commitment Incentive:

$7500 Commitment Incentive:

  • $1000-30 days
  • $3250-After 1 year commitment
  • $3250-After 2 year commitment

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is a modern, state-of-the-art 295-bed acute care facility, offering an advanced neurosurgery program with Spine Center accreditation amongst other specialty services.

Where We Are:

The City of Somerset blends southern hospitality with abundant recreational opportunities including a 65,000-acre lake with 1,200 miles of shoreline.  Somerset is host to nationally recognized, high quality performing and visual arts, concerts and other special events to the community.

Why Choose Us:

  • Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
  • Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
  • Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
  • Professional Development and Growth Opportunities
  • And much more…

Position Summary:

Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts 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.

Reports to: Director-Cardiopulmonary


Minimum Qualifications:

Associate Degree in Science required.

Minimum Work Experience:

Three or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services preferred.

Required

Licensed Respiratory Therapist

Current Respiratory Therapist Licensure to practice in the state of Kentucky

Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with the National Board for Respiratory Care

Required Skills Certifications:

Current American Heart Association BLS certification or obtained within 90 days of hire date.

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

Language Skills: Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing

EEOC Statement:

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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