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Respiratory Therapy Lab Assistant
Summary
Title:Respiratory Therapy Lab Assistant
ID:1003
Department:Respiratory Therapy
Division:Health Professions
Location:Main Campus
Closing Date:N/A
Description

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

 

Division: Health Professions

Department: Respiratory Therapy

Job title: Respiratory Therapy Lab Assistant

Reports to: Dean of Health Professions

Position type: PT, 10-20 hours/week depending on scheduled lab activities

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Job Purpose: Create a safe and organized lab setting, assist instructors and support learning of students.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure safety in the lab including electrical, medical gas storage, sharps disposal, safety practices of students
  • Maintain manikins including disinfection, keeping manikins operational
  • Maintain lab equipment including organizing, disinfection, keeping equipment operational
  • Maintain lab supplies including organizing, stocking, submitting purchase requests
  • Set up demonstrations, scenarios, simulations, exercises
  • Coach, encourage, and engage students
  • Observe and document student performance of lab activities
  • Comply with the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care standards and policies
  • Comply with KCKCC standards and policies
  • Comply with Respiratory Therapy standards and policies

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Current NBRC Registered Respiratory Therapist knowledge and abilities
  • Current Kansas Registered Respiratory Therapist license, or immediately eligible for one
  • Able to operate respiratory therapy equipment and supplies
  • Able to operate computer, iPad, audio-visual equipment
  • Able to operate Microsoft Office software
  • Able to learn and use low to medium fidelity manikins
  • Able to work two consistent days/week with one day being Fridays

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associate degree – Respiratory Therapy from a regionally accredited college
  • At least six months full time Registered Respiratory Therapy clinical experience

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand and talk or hear and sometimes walk and sit.  Occasionally the employee will bend or twist at the neck more than the average person.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift items.  The employee is directly responsible for safety, wellbeing, and work output.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as the ability to read handwritten or typed material, and the ability to adjust focus. The position requires the individual to meet multiple demands from several people and interact with the public and other staff.

SALARY:                 $ 22.06/hour

(If a current KCKCC employee is selected for this position, consideration will be given to current salary.)

APPLY BY: February 7, 2018

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of position given this title and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job related duties through their hiring department. Specific job related duties assigned by hiring department shall be consistent with the representative essential functions listed above and shall not be expanded in role or scope.

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