Skip to main content

Respiratory Care Practitioner III - CDH Respiratory Care, Casual, Rotating $500 Sign-on Bonus

Location Winfield, Illinois Business Unit Central DuPage Hospital Job REQID 67098 Job Function Respiratory Shift Rotating 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?

Benefits

  • Annual Employee Incentive Bonus
  • $6,000 Student Loan Repayment ($5,000 part-time)
  • $5,250 Tuition Reimbursement per year ($3,000 part-time)
  • $1,000 Professional Development per year ($500 part-time)
  • $250 Wellbeing Fund per year

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?

Description

The Respiratory Care Practitioner III 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.

The Respiratory Care Practitioner III is a clinically competent, licensed professional who administers Respiratory care to the acutely ill patient through assessment, planning/evaluation, intervention and treatment. This role effectively interacts with patient, significant others, and other health team members, while providing care within the scope of his/her training.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in a manner which optimizes patient safety and reduces medication/healthcare errors.
  • Integrates patient diagnostic data and response to therapy to create a plan-of-care that is consistent with department standards. Is perceived by clinical staff as knowledgeable in basic aspects of respiratory care.
  • Adequately assesses, recommends and implements treatment and therapies in accordance with dept./hospital protocols.
  • Maintains proficiency with blood gas draws if competencied to perform blood gas draws by the dept. Collects specimens, performs basic dept. diagnostic testing per training/competency. Interprets diagnostic and monitoring data appropriately.
  • Maintains knowledge and proficiency of all respiratory therapeutic interventions used within department. Can perform all assigned therapies without supervision. Effectively functions as preceptor for RCPs and/or RNs.
  • Establishes and administers airway care and applicable advanced procedures with proficiency and no supervision in multiple age groups.
  • Functions effectively as relief charge RCP.
  • Coordinates patient care by including members of the health care team and other departments to plan, deliver, and evaluate patient care as appropriate. Participates in unit rounds as appropriate.
  • Follows dept. SBAR report process.

*Internal and rehire candidates less than 1 year are not eligible for sign on bonus. 

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate from an American Association of Respiratory Care accredited program.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Two years of recent acute care clinical experience with multiple age populations including at least 1 year of PICU and pediatric ER or NICU.
  • Must meet and maintain all level III requirements.
  • CPR – Basic Life Support
  • CPR – Pediatric Advanced Life Support
  • CPR – Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Preferred:

  • Associate's degree or higher.
  • Three or more years of recent acute care experience, two or more of which must be in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.
  • Five or more years in the NICU.
  • Asthma Education
  • Experience in high risk deliveries.

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.

Apply Now

Recently Viewed Jobs

You do not have any recently viewed jobs