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Respiratory Therapist - Kish Respiratory Therapy, In-house Registry, Rotating

Location DeKalb, Illinois Business Unit Kishwaukee Hospital Job REQID 24305 Job Function Respiratory Shift Rotating Apply Now

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The Respiratory Therapist CRT IHR reflects the mission, vision, and values of NMHC, adheres to the organizations 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, the Respiratory Therapist CRT IHR provides emergency, critical, and basic care in accordance with the physician's order. This role is responsible for proper care and operation of the equipment used for providing therapy.



  • At least 3 years 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
  • Graduate from accredited school of respiratory therapy; must be credentialed by the NBRC
  • BLS
  • NRP required if working in nursery


  • Bachelor's DegreeĀ 
  • 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.

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