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Respiratory Therapist PT - Night Shift in Madisonville, KY at ContinueCARE Hospital at Baptist Health Madisonville

Date Posted: 8/25/2018

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Job Description

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the direct and indirect nursing care of all patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric. Under the supervision of the Clinical Manager and upon request of the physician, sets up and operates various types of respiratory care equipment to be utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness.
Conduct physician prescribed treatments: including but not limited to, Hand Held Nebulizer Therapy and various nasal oxygen devices in order to administer prescribed medicinal vapors and gases, humidity, various oxygen concentrations to the respiratory system of the patient, and chest physical therapy treatments.
Qualifications:
Must be Credentialed by The National Board of Respiratory Care as a CRT or RRT.
Must be licensed to practice in Kentucky
BLS required. 
3 to 5 years of working experience working in an acute care environment or, critical care experience preferred.

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