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Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE24815
Working Title DME-Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC
Department Name H5000: CHANDLER - RETAIL PHARMACY
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 09
Salary Range $19.66-31.91/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

No experience required.

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, kneel and bend, 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

Primarily day shifts; may include weekends and holidays. Hours and days of the week subject to change based on needs of dept.

Job Summary

The DME respiratory therapist ensures competent care of patients through airway management, blood gases, oxygen therapy, aerosol therapy, pulse oximetry, CPAP/BIPAP, 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 ambulatory retail DME policy and regulatory agencies as well as perform routine preventative maintenance and simple repairs on respiratory therapy equipment. Must communicate with other health care teams to ensure the quality of care of patients.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of DME billable services and equipment usage, strong understanding of durable medical equipment. Strong computer skills; excellent communication skills and patient care experience.

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

Two years or more of DME respiratory therapy experience is preferred. Must be a registered respiratory therapist through the NBRC.

Deadline to Apply 10/26/2020
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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Posted: 2020-10-06 Expires: 2020-11-05

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