Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The Respiratory Therapist/UKHC 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 health care 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.




Job Title
Respiratory Therapist Senior/UKHC

Requisition Number
RE10570

Working Title
Respiratory Therapist Senior

Department Name
H3410:Therapeutic Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level
09

Salary Range
$19.47-29.47/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

0



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; 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

NIGHT 7pm-7:30am; may include some weekends and holidays.



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
05/24/2017

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. * Which of the following National Board of Respiratory Care Credentials do you have or are eligible for?
    • None
    • Certified Respiratory Therapist-CRT (only)
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist-RRT
  2. * Do you have hospital experience in Respiratory Care?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current Kentucky respiratory care practitioner's license or are eligible to obtain one?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * 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
  5. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter

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