In the news: Pacific Pulmonary Services

Sunday, February 28, 2010

NOVATO, Calif. - Pacific Pulmonary Services plans to add 40 full-time jobs at its customer care center in Lexington, Ky., by June, it announced last week.

"Adding these jobs will allow our Lexington site to expand its focus on patient care," stated Bill Pettus, customer care director, in a release. "We are excited by the growth of this center and the ability to offer more employment opportunities in the community, especially in the current economic climate."

With the new jobs, Pacific Pulmonary will employ a total of 165 in Lexington. It opened the customer care center there in 2008.

Available positions include two levels of customer care representatives in various shifts. The pay range: $11.25 to $12.87 per hour and a competitive benefits package.

Also in February, Pacific Pulmonary launched a Facebook page, its first step into the online social media world. The page will serve as an extension of the provider's career center and feature information about job openings, like those offered in Lexington, and career events.

"We are always seeking to attract the best talent available," stated Terry Killian, talent acquisition manager, in a release. "The Facebook page is one more way to find and interact with potential employees."

Pacific Pulmonary serves more than 75,000 respiratory therapy patients from 109 locations in 20 states.