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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company: UofL Health
Location: Shelbyville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

We are Hiring Registered Respiratory Therapists at Shelbyville Hospital!Shifts: PRNUofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system with seven hospitals, four medical centers, nearly 200 physician practice locations, more than 700 providers, the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute and James Graham Brown Cancer Center. University Hospital is the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the Region.Mission: As an academic health care system, we will transform the health of the communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care.Careers with UofL Health come with:Competitive PaySign On Bonus AvailableComprehensive Benefits Options for as little as $12.50 a pay period. Paid Vacation, Sick days, and HolidaysFree tuition to UofL for Part and Full time employeesTuition Reimbursement for degrees leading to a Professional License401K with Employer MatchOpportunities for AdvancementThe Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) possesses working knowledge of respiratory care and has displayed age-specific competence for all age groups serviced by the facility. The RRT conducts himself/herself in a professional manner and is courteous to patients, physicians, visitors, members of the department and all other healthcare personnel. The RT supports and contributes to departmental productivity and organizational objectives by functioning as an integrated member of the respiratory care team and performs services consistent with his/her scope of licensure.Education: - Associate degree in Cardiopulmonary Services or Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory therapy educational program (required) - Bachelor's Degree Cardiopulmonary Services or Respiratory Care from an accredited respiratory therapy educational program (preferred) Experience: - One year of experience in respiratory therapy critical care (preferred) - New graduates acceptedLicensure: - Active license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner from the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care (KBRC) (required)Certification: - Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC). If not possessed at date of hire, must be obtained within six (6) months (required) - American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (required) - American Heart Association Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) (required)Note: New graduates have 6 months to obtain ACLS - American Heart Association Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) required within 1 year of orienting to the Neonatal ICU (UofL only)#LI-DNI

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