AMITA Health Respiratory Therapist, Full-time, Nights in Joliet, Illinois
We Are Hiring
Schedule: 3X12 hour shifts 7PM-7:30AM, Weekend, and Holiday Rotation
Full-time positions are eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus , provided you successfully complete all pre-employment requirements subject to the terms and conditions of the offer. Former associates of six months or less are not eligible.
Our flagship hospital in the Joliet area, AMITA Saint Joseph Joliet provides the sophisticated care you expect from an academic medical center, with the personal attention of a local hospital. We’re one of Chicagoland’s top hospitals according to Chicago Magazine , with multiple specialties ranked by U.S. News and World Report . Our 480-bed facility includes a nationally recognized heart and vascular program that can handle even the most complex procedures, as well as one of the nation’s leading cancer centers, three Healing Arts Pavilion treatment centers, and a high-capacity Level II emergency and trauma center.
What You Will Do
Provide evaluation of and care for patients with respiratory insufficiencies.
Assess patient for appropriate type and frequency of treatment and develop a plan of care based on diagnosis.
Implement and monitor patient care plan and equipment.
Monitor, record and communicate patient condition.
Perform advanced respiratory care modalities.
Evaluate respiratory practice, administration of medications, and treatment based on patient outcome.
Educate the patient and family about the health condition and provides information about community support groups and other available programs.
Respond to emergency resuscitation team code.
What You Will Need
Licensure / Certification / Registration:
BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
Respiratory Care Practitioner credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date required.
Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
Respiratory Therapist specializing in Critical Care credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) preferred.
Respiratory Therapist specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) preferred.
Respiratory Therapist specializing in Registered credentialed from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) preferred.
ACCS (Adult Critical Care Specialist) from NBRC preferred.
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.
No additional preferences.
Why Join Our Team
AMITA Health, one of the largest health systems in Illinois, is comprised of 19 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care. With more than 900 providers in its medical groups, 26,000 associates and 7,000 physician partners, AMITA Health serves over 6.6 million residents in the greater Chicagoland area. We are committed to improving accessibility to healthcare in the communities we serve. We hold ourselves accountable to our patients and one another, and we work hard to treat the whole person, body, mind and spirit. Our compassionate, talented team members are the source of our strength, and we invest heavily in their well-being. We offer significant professional opportunities, career advancement potential, comprehensive training and competitive wages.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
AMITA Health will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that AMITA Health will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. AMITA Health will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
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