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Advanced RespCare Pract, Norton Women's and Kosair Children's Hospital, 7p-7a FT

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 10/29/2016

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
1683
AJE Ref #
576082390
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular

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JOB DESCRIPTION:

Responsible for the initiation of respiratory protocols and/or the evaluation of protocol steps that will include all modalities of therapy. Serves as a member of the patient care team to assess, develop care plans, evaluate appropriateness of respiratory care modalities, and assists with discharge planning as needed. Provides patient and family education related to medications and therapy modalities appropriate to assessed learning. Participates in monitoring quality of care. Organizes workflow to maintain smooth transition between shifts. Assists in the day-to-day operations of the respiratory care services by neat and accurate documentation, entering charges for patient billing, monitoring and ordering supplies and medications, and other duties as assigned. Maintains current knowledge via hospital and department communication tools. Identifies problems and recommends ideas and solutions. Demonstrate critical thinking skills. Participates/Provides in-service training.

REQUIRED:

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One year respiratory care
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Diploma Respiratory Therapy
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Must obtain Adult Critical Care Specialty (ACCS) or Neonatal Pediatric Specialist (NPS) credential within 12 months of hire.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist (National)
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Respiratory Therapist (State)

DESIRED:

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Three years respiratory care to include critical care
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Adult Critical Care Specialty
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Neonatal Pediatric Specialist

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS MAY INCLUDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION, LICENSE OR CREDENTIALS.

Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity