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Respiratory Therapist RRT

Company: Edward-Elmhurst Health
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Edward-Elmhurst is a 736-bed system that includes three hospitals - Edward Hospital in Naperville, Elmhurst Hospital and Linden Oaks Behavioral Health (on the Edward campus), and an extensive ambulatory care network that provides comprehensive healthcare to residents of the west and southwest suburbs of Chicago.

For the third year in a row, Edward-Elmhurst Health has been named one of the nation's 15 Top Health Systems by Fortune/IBM Watson Health. For the second year in a row, Fortune/IBM Watson Health has named Edward Hospital and Elmhurst Hospital among the 100 Top Hospitals in the U.S.

Elmhurst Hospital was ranked No. 1 and Edward Hospital was ranked No. 7 in the Large Community Hospitals category. Edward and Elmhurst are two of only five Illinois hospitals to make the 100 Top Hospitals list. Edward was previously recognized in 2011, 2016, 2018 and 2020. This is the second time Elmhurst Hospital has been honored (2020).Job Summary: Provides routine and complex respiratory therapy treatment to patients and performs a variety of routine pulmonary function tests according to established procedures in order to provide data used in diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease/ailments. In doing so, interprets physicians' order, obtains pertinent patient information, arranges and sets up necessary supplies and equipment, and monitors equipment regularly for proper functioning and records data obtained during therapy in patient charts. Assists in monitoring department procedures, recommends enhancements, and assists in developing procedures as requested.Hours: Full-time 12 hr NIGHT shifts 6:45pm-7:15am; Includes weekend and holiday rotationRequired:

  • Graduate from a nationally accredited Respiratory Therapy program, as determined by the Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC)
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or proof of registry eligible status
    • Illinois RCP license within six months of hire
      • Current CPR Certification issued by American Heart Association (BLS Provider or BLS Instructor)
        • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program), and PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) within 24 months of employment
          • Benefits offered by Edward-Elmhurst Health include:
            • Medical, dental, and vision
            • 401K
            • Tuition reimbursement
            • Paid time off
            • Fitness center membership
            • Plus many other Employee Perks
            • Free Employee parking

              Location: Edward-Elmhurst Health - RESPIRATORY THERAPY
              Schedule: Full time, Nights, 6:45pm-7:15am

Keywords: Edward-Elmhurst Health, Elmhurst , Respiratory Therapist RRT, Healthcare , Elmhurst, Illinois

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