This position provides respiratory care procedures per physician order or protocol as described in the scope of practice. Responsibilities include critical care, general care, SNF care, and rehabilitation care assignments, and all related patient care plans. Individuals will work with physicians and other members of the patient care team in care planning, education, and quality improvement. Assumes preceptor duties as assigned, may include role as designated charge therapist as assigned by manager, develops policies and procedures, performs monitors and data collection for quality assurance, and assists in goal setting and evaluations for department, team members and self.
Associate degree in Respiratory Therapy required.
Minimum of two years of critical care respiratory therapy experience preferred.
Kentucky and national certification as Registered Respiratory Therapist.
Patient Care, Assessment, and Critical Thinking Skills, Technical Skills related to Patient Care Equipment, Writing and Communication Skills, & Teambuilding Skills