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Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC
Requisition Number RE23736
Working Title Respiratory Therapist Sr.
Department Name H3410:Therapeutic Services
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

This position requires regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; and lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; intermittently standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); and occasionally working at heights above four feet and/or in confined spaces. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, burns, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift

Primarily nights, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. Some weekends and holidays required.

Work hours opposite of the primary shift mentioned can/may be required per department staffing needs.

Job Summary

The Respiratory Therapist Senior 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 healthcare 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 10/28/2020
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: 2020-10-14 Expires: 2020-11-13

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