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Sr. Respiratory Therapist on-call/KCH -Nights

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Sr. Respiratory Therapist on-call/KCH -Nights
Requisition Number DU05426
Department Name H3410:Therapeutic Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range $19.09 - $28.89
Type of Position Temporary
Position Time Status On Call
Required Education
REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (through the National Board of Respiratory Care)
Required Related Experience
No experience necessary
Required License/Registration/Certification
Registered – NBRC
Active Ky Respiratory Care Practitioner License
Physical Requirements
The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 25-100 pounds on a daily basis, 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
Shifts are 7pm to 7:30am as determined by department need. Some holidays and weekends are required.
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 they relate to assure quality 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 establish the quality care of patients. Please apply for all positions for which you feel qualified; if you do not apply for a specific position, you cannot be considered for that 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 and pediatric experience preferred
Deadline to Apply 05/01/2023
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: 2022-12-26 Expires: 2023-04-06

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