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Respiratory Care Practitioner, Kosair Children's Hospital, 7p-7a FT

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2146
AJE Ref #
576162025
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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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 MAY INCLUDE VERIFICATION OF EDUCATION, LICENSE OR CREDENTIALS.

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