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Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) PRN - Cardiopulmonary Services
JOB SUMMARY: To provide cardiopulmonary services to all patients under the direction of the medical staff with a kind and caring attitude. Performs all duties as assigned for the Cardiopulmonary Department to include processing all previous night electrocardiograms (EKG’s), completed quality assurance on the Arterial Blood Gas machine at 07:00 and 19:00 daily. Performs the provision of diagnostic, treatment, and educational services for patients with respiratory disorders. Coordinate care with other departments and providers. Implement cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with the policies of the hospital and the directives of the medical staff. Ensure that all cardiopulmonary supply areas are stock and oxygen tanks are at an optimal level. Ensure department supplies are kept to an optimal level. Monitors patient progress and treatment plans. Complies with all quality monitoring and evaluation to improve quality measures, initiatives and results as directed by the Director. Must attend at least 75% of all department meeting to keep current of current and new services being provided. Ensure provision of optimal patient care through an efficient, skilled, caring staff to include ongoing review and monitoring of care and services. Works with department director to improve patient satisfaction scores. Participate in policy-making decisions that affect patient care services to include policy adherence. Create a positive and collaborative work environment between clinical departments. Ensure department operations comply with established Kentucky Board for Respiratory Care standards and regulations and hospital policies. Maintain required competencies and continuing education to include Advance Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advance Life Support and Basic Life Support. Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS: Active Kentucky License to practice as a respiratory care practitioner. Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in Respiratory Therapy. Strong clinical skills and strong communication skills a must.

REPORTS TO: Cardiopulmonary Services Director

Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Shift : Day

Closing Date: 08/31/2021
Contact Information
Kathy Gray - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
254 Main Street
Cadiz, KY 42211
Email: kgray@trigghospital.org
Phone: 270-522-0898
Fax: 270-522-2356

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Trigg County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access facility located near beautiful Lake Barkley and scenic Land Between the Lakes. The hospital opened its doors to the citizens and visitors of Trigg County and the surrounding area on April 22nd, 1952. That day, Former Kentucky Governor, Lawrence Wetherby, made a statement which still very much describes Trigg County Hospital to this day: "There are larger hospitals in the world, but none more efficient or beautiful."