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Respiratory Therapist - Kish Respiratory Therapy, Full-time, Nights, $10,000 Sign-on Bonus

Location DeKalb, Illinois Business Unit Kishwaukee Hospital Job REQID 66354 Job Function Respiratory Shift Night Job (3rd) Apply Now

At Northwestern Medicine, every patient interaction makes a difference in cultivating a positive workplace. This patient-first approach is what sets us apart as a leader in the healthcare industry. As an integral part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to join our quest for better healthcare, no matter where you work within the Northwestern Medicine system. At Northwestern Medicine, we pride ourselves on providing competitive benefits: from tuition reimbursement and loan forgiveness to 401(k) matching and lifecycle benefits, we take care of our employees. Ready to join our quest for better?


  • $10,000 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($5,700 part-time)
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year($125 for part-time)
  • Annual Employee Merit Increase and Incentive Bonus
  • Paid time off and Holiday pay


**This position is eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus**

The Respiratory Therapist CRRT reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, 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.

Under the direction of the Medical Director and Team Leader of Respiratory Care, this role provides emergency, critical, and basic care in accordance with the physician's order. This position is responsible for proper care and operation of the equipment used for providing therapy.

Hours:  3 - 12 hour shifts - 7p-7:30a




  • Graduate from accredited school of respiratory therapy, must be credentialed by the NBRC.
  • BLS, Delnor requires NRP within 6 months hire.
  • At least 1 year of Respiratory Therapy experience.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle multiple assignments and balance priorities
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Understanding of medical terminology.
  • Ability to use computerized charting.


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • PALS



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.

Current employees and former employees that terminated in the last year are not eligible for a sign-on bonus.

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