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Sinai Health System Certified Respiratory Therapist in Chicago, Illinois

About Sinai Health System

Located on Chicago’s West and Southwest Side, Sinai Health System is comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Holy Cross Hospital, Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital, Sinai Children’s Hospital, Sinai Community Institute, Sinai Medical Group, and Sinai Urban Health Institute.

The entities of Sinai Health System collectively deliver a full range of quality inpatient and outpatient services, as well as a large number of innovative, community-based health, research and social service programs. We focus our collective depth of expertise and passion to improve the health of the 1.5 million people who live in our diverse service area. With our team of dedicated caregivers, Sinai Health System is committed to building stronger, healthier communities.

A partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community

Certified Respiratory Therapist

General Summary

Provision of treatments, therapies including medication, to patients of all ages in accordance with physician written orders and in accordance with the organization and department policies and procedures. Has knowledge and training to apply special equipment and techniques in a manner that provides positive patient outcome. Has knowledge and training to assess patients for respiratory care needs and support, and ability to assess treatment or therapy outcome. Completes documentation of all aspects of patient care

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education and/or licensure requirements:

  • Graduate of an approved two-year School of Respiratory Care or equivalent with current credentials of Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

  • Must have current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certification (CPR).

  • Must have a valid State of Illinois Respiratory Care Practitioner License.

  • Be able to apply the learned principles, methods, and techniques of Respiratory Care, the use, care and operation of Respiratory Care equipment and supplies.

  • Must know the various locations of departments within the hospital, their policies and procedures. Experience:

    Six (6) to twelve (12) months of previous experience in an inpatient care setting is desirable.

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