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Respiratory Therapist- NICU, Full-time, Nights - $10,000 Sign On Bonus

Location Chicago, Illinois Business Unit Northwestern Memorial Hospital Job REQID 56460 Job Function Respiratory Shift Night Job (3rd) Pay rates are dependent upon experience. The minimum starting hourly rate for this position is 27.83 Apply Now

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Description

The Respiratory Therapist reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Memorial, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The respiratory therapist (RT) serves as a member of the clinical team to assess, manage, treat and perform diagnostic evaluation for patients requiring respiratory care services.  The RT performs all respiratory care procedures including initiating bronchial hygiene evaluations and therapist driven protocols approved by the Medical Director.

The Respiratory Therapist reflects the mission, vision, and values of Northwestern Memorial, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The respiratory therapist (RT) serves as a member of the clinical team to assess, manage, treat and perform diagnostic evaluation for patients requiring respiratory care services.  The RT performs all respiratory care procedures including initiating bronchial hygiene evaluations and therapist driven protocols approved by the Medical Director.

Qualifications

Required:

  •  Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT)- National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)- Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (within three months of hire)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)- American Heart Association
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)- American Heart Association (for adult care therapists)
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) – American Academy of Pediatrics (for neonatal therapists)
  • Associate Degree in Applied Science (AAS)- Respiratory Therapy

 Preferred:

  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)- National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Certified Pulmonary Function Technologist (CPFT)- National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT)- National Board of Respiratory Care
  • Bachelors Degree or Masters Degree

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Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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