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Wed Aug 30, 2017 - 59 weeks ago

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RESPIRATORY CHARGE THERAPIST

RESPIRATORY CHARGE THERAPIST


Category:
Allied Health


Facility:
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center


Department:
01 RESP THERAPY


Schedule:
Full-time


Shift:
Days


Hours:
36


Job Details:
BLS Certification Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician NALS Certification PALS Certification Registered Respiratory Therapist Job Summary The Respiratory Charge Therapist is a professional care giver under the direction of the System Director Respiratory Services or designee, who utilizes physicianâ¤(TM)s orders and standards, plans, provides and directs care and teaching of patients and families. Must be able to perform functions required of the Respiratory Care Provider including: medication administration, documentation, education of disease process, collaboration with other healthcare providers, maintain infection control and safety standards, technical skills within the scope of practice, and critical thinking. The Respiratory Therapist will participate in direct patient care. Responsible for leadership of self and others and functions as the Charge Therapist when designated. Exhibits the F.I.R.S.T. values (Friendliness, Innovation, Respect, Service, and Trust). Working Conditions, Hazards and Physical Effort Works in a well lighted, ventilated and air conditioned area. Long periods of standing, walking, stooping heavy lifting and bending are required. Risks exposure to disease, infection and physical strain. Risks exposure to disease, infection and physical strain. Risks exposure to blood, body fluids, and tissue. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. independently. Minimum Qualifications or Equivalents Education: Attended and Graduated from an approved Associate Degree Program in Respiratory Care or an approved Certification Program in Respiratory Care and successful completion of the NBRC Certification Exam. Experience: Two (2) years of experience in Respiratory Care preferred. Registered Respiratory Therapist is preferred. Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations A current Respiratory Care Practitionerâ¤(TM)s License issued by the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care and current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS). Certification in Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NALS), and the Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) must be obtained during the first (1) year of employment and maintained.



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