Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

Lexington, KY
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Work with the Pulmonary division in the clinic setting performing spirometry testing and asthma/pulmonary education to the patient population group served.

Work with the adult patient population in performing education as well as spirometry testing as needed. Provide care for patients throughout the hospital and clinics to achieve the plans and goals of the health care providers toward the expected outcome of the patient care process.

Provide education and resource coordination to the inpatient pediatric and adult cystic fibrosis patients. Responsible for ordering of and maintaining adequate supplies for the pulmonary function lab.

Coordinate outside resources such as pulmonary rehabilitation referrals, DME referrals, and oxygen set-up.

Occasional travel to pediatric pulmonary outreach clinic. Work as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team model.

Job Title
Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

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Required License/ Registration/Certification

REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (through the National Board of Respiratory Care)

Physical Requirements

standing and/or sitting for long periods of time, may lift objects up to 50 lbs




MS Office - Word and Excel
Outpatient clinical experience, working with CF patients

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Associate's degree plus one or more years experience performing spirometry testing preferred.

Deadline to Apply

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) through the National Board of Respiratory Care?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please indicate your paid employment experience in performing spirometry testing.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

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  1. Resume
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  1. Cover Letter


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