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Competition #:839643

Job Title:Respiratory Care Practitioner

Department:7110 - Respiratory Care

Job Category:Respiratory Care

FTE:0.90 - 36 hours

Posted Date:04-15-2019

Closing date:04-30-2019

Schedule:36 hrs/wk; Rotating 12 hour shifts w/ weekends

FLSA Status:Non-Exempt (Hourly)

Job Summary:

Provides respiratory care to a broad patient population to include both outpatient and inpatient services under the direction of a physician.

 

Job Requirements:

Required Licenses

Illinois License or Certified/Registered with Illinois licensing within 6 months of hire.

ACLS, PALS, or NRP certification required as applicable to areas of responsibility within one year.

Required Skills

Basic computer literacy- use of computer and computer software applications required.

Demonstrates the knowledge required to provide culturally competent, population specific care.

 

Essential Functions:

Inspects, tests, maintains, and operates respiratory therapy equipment.

Performs: patient therapy assessments, respiratory therapy modalities as ordered by the physician and Pulmonary Function Tests.

Manages invasive and noninvasive ventilation.

Responsible for drawing Arterial Blood Gases (ABG's).

Provides guidance to Respiratory Care Aides/Students.

Provides education to patients and family.

Performs artificial airway maintenance.

Performs Pulmonary Rehabilitation as ordered by the physician.