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Resp Care Practitioner Norton Women's & Children's Hospital 7p-7a FT 8/26/2016

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
390
AJE Ref #
575985556
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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ABOUT NORTON HEALTHCARE

For 130 years, Norton Healthcare's faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The hospital and health care system is the Louisville area's third largest private employer, providing care at more than 210 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with 1,837 licensed beds; seven outpatient centers; 13 Norton Immediate Care Centers; more than 13,000 employees; more than 750 employed medical providers; and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. In 2015 Norton Healthcare was named by Healthiest Employers as the 11th healthiest place to work in the country. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Report to work on time and ready to work in a quiet professional manner, following hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Provide quality care as ordered by the patient's physicians. Responsible for the initiation of respiratory protocols and/or the evaluation of protocol steps that 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 assist with discharge planning as needed. Provide patient and family education related to medications and therapy modalities appropriate to assessed learning skills. Participate in monitoring quality of care. Organizes workflow to maintain smooth transition between shifts. Assist 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. Demonstrates critical thinking skills. Participates/Provides in-service training.

REQUIRED:

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One year in a critical care setting
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Diploma Respiratory Therapy
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Registered Respiratory Therapist (National)
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Respiratory Therapist (State)

DESIRED:

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One year in respiratory in a critical care setting

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS: DRUG SCREEN, BACKGROUND CHECK, LICENSE AND EMPLOYMENT REFERENCE VERIFICATION.

NORTON HEALTHCARE offers a competitive benefit package including:

* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

* Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays

* Short and Long Term Disability

* 403b/401k Plan

* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

* College Savings Plan

* Fitness Center

* Free Parking

* Life Insurance

* Comprehensive Wellness Program

For more information please visit: Benefits at a Glance

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