Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) PRN
Frankfort , Kentucky
January 18, 2018
Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) PRN

Frankfort Regional Medical Center, Frankfort, KY is looking for team oriented Respiratory Therapists to join our family to work PRN Day or Night shifts - flexible schedule! No on-call requirements. Will care for all ages of patients from infants to geriatrics.

Frankfort Regional Medical Center is a 173-bed acute care facility that has received numerous awards and accolades for its quality of care, including rated an A in Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group as one of the best health systems in the region. Accredited by The Joint Commission, the hospital is conveniently located off I-64 in Central Kentucky approximately 50 miles from Louisville and 30 miles from Lexington.

At Frankfort Regional Medical Center, our focus is simple - putting Patients First. We have embraced this philosophy by focusing on patient care practices and new technology, keeping patient safety a top priority. At Frankfort Regional, you're going to be treated as an individual, with compassion and care, like one of the family. Our Patients First approach is clear...excellent service, every patient, every time.

Our Mission at Frankfort Regional Medical Center: We are dedicated to the improvement of human life through the delivery of compassionate, innovative, and quality care to our community and every individual we serve.

Position Summary: Works as a member of the Health Care Team to provide treatment, management, evaluation and care of the patient with deficiencies of the cardiopulmonary system.

General Responsibilities

Administers routine treatment modalities (CPT, Nebulizer Treatments, etc) according to Physicians orders and Policy.

Sets up and monitors oxygen according to Physicians orders and department Policy.

Obtains arterial blood gas samples and performs analysis according to policy, and reports results to responsible Physician. Performs routine QC and maintenance.

Performs Ventilator, BiPAP, and CPAP set up, and makes changes according to Physicians orders and department Policy

Performs weaning parameters and extubations, according to department Policy when ordered by a Physician.

Performs EKG's and PFT's, according to department Policy, when ordered by a Physician
Education: Graduate of approved Respiratory Therapy Program

Licensure/Certifications: Current KBRC license in good standing, BLS required upon hire. ACLS and NRP required within six months of hire.

Experience: Experience in the field preferred

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

Know someone who would be interested in this job? Share it with your network.