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AMITA Health

Location: Wood DaleIL 60191 Document ID: AD315-1SCR Posted on: 2019-12-0612/06/2019 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time
2020-01-05
 

Respiratory Therapist - Full-Time - Nights ($3,000 Sign On Bonus)

We Are Hiring

Respiratory Care Practitioner - Respiratory Care - Full-Time, Nights - AMITA Health SAMC - Hoffman Estates, IL

Why Join AMITA?

AMITA Health (www.AMITAhealth.org) is a joint operating company formed by the Adventist Health System in Altamonte Springs, FL and St. Louis, MO based Ascension.

AMITA Health is the largest health system in Illinois, comprising 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. The health system has 900 providers in its medical groups, more than 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners and serves over 4.3 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with AMITA Health, you will have the opportunity to provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.

Responsibilities:
  • Assesses patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develops a plan of care based on diagnosis.
  • Implements and monitors patient care plan and equipment. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition. Performs advanced respiratory care modalities.
  • Evaluates respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.
  • Educates the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
  • Responds to emergency resuscitation team code.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date.
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
    • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA).
    • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Critical Care credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
    • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
    • Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC). ACCS (Adult Critical Care Specialist) from NBRC preferred.

Education:
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, 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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