Respiratory Care Practitioner, MLTAnderson Hospital
RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONER
Provides respiratory care services: safe, skillful, accurate and in an efficient manner, age-appropriate and population specific to patients of all ages under the direction of a physician, guided by department guidelines, policies, procedures and protocols.
¨ Education Level: Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Care Program
Current credentials with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC):
Certification required, Registry preferred
Current State of Illinois Respiratory Care Practitioner License required
Adult/Pediatric CPR certification required (Available upon employment)
Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification required (Available upon employment)
ACLS/PALS certification preferred.
¨ Experience Requirements: Minimum of one to two years clinical experience as a student therapist.
MLT or MT - Full-time - Afternoon Shift
Performs laboratory tests in hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, special chemistry, transfusion service, and serology per policy and procedure. Performs calibrations and interprets testing and QC patterns.
¨ Education Level:
Associate Degree in Medical Technology or equivalent.
MLT(ASCP) preferred or eligible for testing: upon hiring have one year to pass a certification agency. (ASCP, AAB, AMT).
Minimum one year hospital laboratory experience preferred.