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Respiratory Registered Respiratory Therapist
KANKAKEE IL 60901
Category: Other
  • Your pay will be discussed at your interview

Job code: lhw-e0-89821965

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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Respiratory Registered Respiratory Therapist
Overview



The Respiratory Registered Respiiratory Care Therapist shall perform all routine therapies, arterial blood gases, ventilator care and routine pulmonary screening as described in the policy and procedures manual. The therapist may also be required to assist with day to day staffing of the department.




Responsibilities



PART III: POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS)

Assist with care and naintenance of department equipment and supplies

Conduct pulmonary function tests for patients as ordered by physician at the bedside

Deliver and set up equipment and monitor patients on equipment

Do nasotracheal and tracheal (endotracheal tube or tracheostomy) suctioning & trach care.

Perform patient evaluation

Performs arterial blood gas puncture and processing

Provide respiratory therapy to patients as ordered.

Suggest alternative therapy as appropriate




Qualifications



Experience/Education Requirements:A graduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Therapist program.Experience in Respiratory Therapy preferred.

License or Certification Requirements:Current State of Illinois RRT license.Current NBRC credentials as an RRT. Certification must be up to date with the NBRC.BLS required.NRP, ACLS, and PALS required within 6 months of hire.CPR required.




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Job ID2018-16908


# of Openings1


CategoryTherapists & Other Clinical Professional


TypePRN/TR (As Needed)


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