Intern-Respiratory Care

internship - part time, unpaid

Catholic Health Initiatives
Lexington, KY
Closed
Posted 63 Days ago
Catholic Health Initiatives
Lexington, KY
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 63 Days ago
Closed

Description

View All num of num Close (Esc) St. Joseph Regional Health Center Logo INTERN-RESPIRATORY CARE Applied 03/05/19 Apply on Company Site Save 3.8 CHI Saint Joseph Health Lexington-Fayette, KY INTERN-RESPIRATORY CARE CHI Saint Joseph Health Applied 03/05/19 Apply on Company Site Save Applied 03/05/19 Apply on Company Site Save Job Company Rating Reviews Position Type: PRN Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 0 Primary Location: KY > LEXINGTON > SAINT JOSEPH HOSPITAL Job Summary/Purpose The Respiratory Care Student Practitioner possesses working knowledge of routine respiratory care and has displayed age-specific competence in his/her educational program for pediatric (ages 13 months to 11 years), adolescent (ages 12 to 17), adult (ages 18 to 65) and geriatric (ages 66 and over) patients. The incumbent conducts himself/herself in a professional manner and is courteous to patients, physicians, visitors, members of the department and all other healthcare personnel. The incumbent supports and contributes to departmental productivity and organizational objectives by functioning as an integrated member of the respiratory care team and performs services consistent with his/her scope of licensure. The incumbent supports and exhibits behaviors consistent with the organizations mission and values in offering hope and healing to all. Essential Key Job Responsibilities * Administers non-medicated aerosol and humidity therapy. * Administers oxygen therapy (including implementation of oxygen therapy protocol where appropriate). * Administers aerosolized medication. * Administers incentive spirometry. * Cleans and reprocesses respiratory therapy equipment. * Administers bronchial hygiene and performs chest physiotherapy (including implementation of bronchial hygiene protocol where appropriate). * Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation and manual ventilation during resuscitation attempts and aides in rapid response calls when appropriate. * Performs other duties, within the scope of licensure, as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Required Education for Staff Job Levels The incumbent shall have completed the equivalent of one year of an accredited respiratory therapy educational program with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Further, the incumbent shall remain enrolled in said accredited respiratory therapy educational program while maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.0 throughout his/her employment as a Respiratory Care Student Practitioner. Required Licensure and Certifications The incumbent shall hold a Limited Mandatory Certificate (license) issued by the Kentucky Board of Respiratory Care; licensure must be maintained throughout employment as a Respiratory Care Student Practitioner. The incumbent shall hold a current certificate from the American Heart Association in Basic Life Support or Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities The incumbent shall be skilled in interpersonal communication to the level that is required to effectively interact with patients, visitors and members of the healthcare team. The incumbent shall possess critical thinking skills adequate to evaluate patient conditions and recommend appropriate intervention (or to seek assistance when necessary). The incumbent shall display time management skills that are sufficient to organize scheduled tasks in a manner that ensures delivery of high quality respiratory care. At a minimum, the incumbent shall communicate in English at the twelfth grade level. The incumbent shall possess basic rationale in communicating therapeutic needs with patients, visitors and members of the healthcare team. The incumbent shall possess working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and basic understanding of electronic health record systems. PREFERRED Qualifications No prior experience in respiratory care is required (other than that which has been achieved from clinical rotations in the incumbents educational program). Organizational Information MISSION & VISION The Mission of Catholic Health Initiatives is to nurture the healing ministry of the Church, supported by education and research. Fidelity to the Gospel urges us to emphasize human dignity and social justice as we create healthier communities. Our Vision is to live up to our name as one CHI: Catholic Living our Mission and Core Values; Health Improving the health of the people and communities we serve; Initiatives Pioneering models and systems of care to enhance care delivery. Living the Core Values of CHI * REVERENCE: Respecting diverse viewpoints and working together to bring out the best in everyone. * INTEGRITY: Being open and honest in all of our interactions. * COMPASSION: Caring for the whole person and the greater good of others. * EXCELLENCE: Doing our best work, providing quality care and service, and achieving our goals. CHI Standardized Competencies STAFF COMPETENCIES * Accountability Takes full responsibility for the conduct and results of own work. Holds self/ others accountable for goal attainment. Demonstrates an understanding of the link between ones own job responsibilities and overall organizational goals, priorities and needs. * Adaptability / Flexibility Understands and appreciates different and opposing perspectives on an issue. Adapts ones approach as situations change and accepts changes within ones own job or the organization at large. * Initiative Takes appropriate independent action, addresses issues proactively, engages in problem solving, generates new ideas and solutions, seeks out new responsibilities and acts on opportunities for self-development. * Integrity & Spirituality Is open and honest in all interactions. Acts with moral wholeness, soundness and truthfulness. * Quality Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to error prevention, monitors, owns and acts on quality work. Looks for and participates in opportunities for process improvements. * Safety Learns and practices safety as a personal priority in your work. Addresses potential safety concerns. Willing to address unsafe behaviors in others. Commits to team safety. * Service Excellence Builds confidence, is committed to increasing satisfaction, sets achievable expectations, assumes responsibility for solving problems, ensures commitments are met, solicits opinions and ideas and responds to patients, coworkers, physicians, and all other stakeholders. Maintains pleasant and professional image. * Teamwork Collaborates with others to achieve common goals. Listens, works to resolve conflicts, supports and upholds team decisions. Builds constructive relationships by appreciating and respecting the diversity and contributions of others. Promotes an overall positive team atmosphere. Protected Health and other confidential Information This job accesses, uses and discloses patient protected health and other confidential information and will use and disclose patient protected health and other confidential information: * Only as it applies to job functions * In amounts minimally necessary for intended purpose, and * In a confidential manner. Job descriptions reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the jobs as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the positions, nor shall they prescribe or restrict tasks assigned. Changes to jobs may occur at any time. Reasonable accommodations will be made. Additional Information * Requisition ID: 2019-R0224989 * Schedule: Part-time * Shift: Day Job * Market: CHI Saint Joseph Health Overview Website www.st-joseph.org Headquarters Bryan, TX, United States Size 1001 to 5000 employees Founded Unknown Type Hospital Industry Health Care Revenue 10 to 50 billion (INR) per year Competitors Unknown View All num of num Close (Esc) St. Joseph Regional Health Center Rating 3.8 Star Star Star Star Star Recommend to a friend Approve of CEO (no image) Rick Napper 6 Ratings St. Joseph Regional Health Center Reviews

Skills

healthcare, respiratory therapy, respiratory care, oxygen therapy, medication administration, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (cpr), physicians, compassion, clinical, spirometry, microsoft office, research, teamwork, time management, ventilation

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