Certified Respiratory Therapist

Details + Sign-on bonus: $10,000.00 + Department: Respiratory Care + Schedule: Full-time, Day 12hr shift + Hospital: Ascension Saint Alexius + Location: 1555 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169 Benefits Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.).

Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics. Responsibilities Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies. + Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis.

+ Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment. + Monitor, record and communicate patient condition. + Perform advanced respiratory care modalities.

+ Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcomes. + Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provide information about community support groups and other available programs. + Assist with care, calibration and maintenance of all equipment.

+ Participate in maintaining departmental inventory levels for supplies and equipment. + Process equipment per established cleaning/sterilization procedures. + Respond to emergency resuscitation team calls.

Requirements Licensure/Certification/Registration: + BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. + Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained within 4 Months (120 days) of hire date or job transfer date required (New graduates must have receipt of payment for application to IDFPR upon hire). + Respiratory Therapist credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) preferred.

New grads must have proof of passing entry level exam, CRT. Proof can include; passing scores,certificate from the NBRC or letter from the NBRC stating passing of exam. Education: + High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate’s degree, or Technical degree required.

Additional Preferences No additional preferences. Why Join Our Team Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love.

Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states. Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension.

Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you. Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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