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Respiratory Therapist ( RRT / CRT )

Baptist Health Louisville Louisville, KY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Baptist Health Louisville is an acute 519-bed, not-for-profit hospital offering comprehensive hospital and medical services to our community for over forty years. Baptist Health Louisville has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 hospital in the Metro Louisville area and is #3 in the state of Kentucky for 2019-20. More impressively, the hospital has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services three consecutive times from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program. Employees at Baptist will notice a high level of ongoing educational opportunities where continuous learning is encouraged, supported and recognized. In addition to our outstanding work environment, Baptist Health offers employees a comprehensive range of benefits and employee incentive programs. Simply stated, we truly believe in taking care of our employees as well as we take care of our patients. Some of the ways we demonstrate this include: Outstanding employee benefit package with front-loaded PTO for new hires, extensive options for medical, dental, vision insurances. A vast amount of group employee benefits such as disability and life insurances. Competitive tuition and certification reimbursement program. Competitive pay and full relocation to qualified candidates. A work environment driven directly by our Mission, Vision and Values and guided by a Just Culture. Our Commitment to a safe environment for employees, patients and families. Our rich, long-standing reputation as the provider of choice throughout the Louisville metro region. Our commitment to ensuring Baptist Health Louisville is an inclusive equal opportunity employer. Baptist Health Louisville is located in East Louisville, which is situated on the Kentucky-Indiana border. Affectionately known as Kentuckiana, the area offers the best of both worlds with its big city excitement and small town ambiance. Baptist Health Louisville is looking for energetic & qualified candidates to join our team in the Respiratory Therapy department with full time opportunities available on 1st & 3rd shifts. Employment Bonuses are available & full relocation for qualified candidates. The Respiratory Care Department at Baptist Health Louisville is a clinical department comprised of 58 employees. Approximately 63 of these employees are bedside practitioners. Therapists work 12 hour shifts, with 9 - 10 scheduled per shift. Hours of operation cover 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Professional opportunities for growth and development are readily available at Baptist Louisville. The department provides care to all age populations including neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Therapists work very closely with the pulmonary physicians and a multidisciplinary team to provide quality care to persons experiencing breathing difficulty. Progressive practices are in place, including prone ventilation, extensive use of non-invasive ventilation and pressure control ventilation. Opportunities to work in the critical care units, open heart recovery unit, post-anesthesia care unit, and emergency department are available. Additionally, the department offers state-of-the-art pulmonary function studies using body plethysmography and performs specimen collection and analysis of blood gases, meeting the regulatory requirements to operate the Blood Gas Laboratory. Minimum Education, Training and Experience Required: EXPERIENCE: Critical care and emergency care is preferred. EDUCATION: Requires successful completion of accredited program for Respiratory Care and passing the national credential exam issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Active Kentucky Respiratory Care Practitioner License required. Must maintain active certification in Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support. Baptist is a leader with providing exceptionally high patient care. As a faith-based health system, Baptist Health places special emphasis on our Core Values of treating all with integrity, respect and compassion, with a focus on excellence and collaboration in all that we do, helping us to experience the joy of caring for other. We invite you to join our team! Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Baptist Health Louisville


Louisville, KY
40207 USA

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