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LifePoint Health Respiratory Therapist in Paris, Kentucky

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care...

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'. As health care evolves, Bourbon Community Hospital is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards. We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do. We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with our constant investment in continuing education and leadership development programs.

We want you on our team...Bourbon Community Hospital located in Paris, a 20 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a full time respiratory therapsit to care for our patients.

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients. We consider quality more than just a set of criteria. It is a way of life for Bourbon Community, encompassing everything we do. This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services.

At Bourbon Community, we believe in building careers. That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

Simply put, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization.

Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to:

Evaluates cardiopulmonary status. Obtains and analyzes blood gas samples using a blood gas analyzer.

Delivers and assesses response to ordered therapy per plan of care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate.

Evaluates respiratory care policies and procedures based on patient outcomes, current research, and best practices.

Responds to codes and calls for emergent assistance. Assesses patient condition and delivers appropriate treatment.

Educates the patient and family about the patient's illness and provides information about community support groups and other resources.

Monitors, receives, stocks, and distributes respiratory care supplies and medical gas cylinders.

Maintains storage areas with required supply levels and equipment.

Disassembles, cleans, and sterilizes equipment, and performs preventative maintenance and calibration of machines.

Minimum EducationGraduate of a Program in Discipline as verified by proof of state licensure

Associates degree - Preferred

Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Certifications:Basic Life Support (BLS)Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 8 months of hirePALS within 1 year of hire

Licenses:Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care

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Organization: *Bourbon Community Hospital

Title: Respiratory Therapist

Location: Kentucky-Paris

Requisition ID: 7413-1836

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