Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
Examines patients with breathing-related conditions and conducts diagnostic testing. Consults with physicians to develop and implement a treatment plan for the patient. Performs physiotherapy and other treatments and teaches patients to use medications.
High School Diploma or GED required. Associate Degree in Science preferred.
Required LicensesRespiratory Therapists
• Current Respiratory Therapist Licensure to practice in the state of Kentucky.• Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) with the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Minimum Work Experience
• Three or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services preferred.
• Current American Heart Association BLS certification or obtained within 90 days of hire date.
Requires 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.
Language Skills: Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.