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HSHS Medical Group

O'Fallon , IL

Respiratory Care Practitioner ($5,000 Sign-on Bonus*) | Full-time | Days

HSHS Medical Group
O'Fallon, IL Full-time
Posted on November 26, 2018

Respiratory Care Practitioner ($5,000 Sign-on Bonus*) | Full-time | Days

Position Summary

Provides for the treatment, management, control, diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardio-respiratory system. Measures, observes, assesses, and monitoring signs and symptoms, reactions, general behavior, and general physical response of individuals to respiratory care services including the determination of whether those signs, symptoms, reactions, behaviors, or general physical responses exhibit abnormal characteristics. Administers pharmacological and therapeutic agents related to respiratory care services. Collects blood specimens and other bodily fluids and tissues for, and the performance of, cardiopulmonary diagnostic testing procedures. Develops, implements, and modifies respiratory care treatment plans based on assessed abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system, respiratory care guidelines, referrals, and orders of a licensed healthcare professional. Applies, operates, and manages mechanical ventilatory support and other means of life support. Initiates emergency procedures as appropriate.

 

Education

Bachelors-Respiratory Care-Preferred

 

Experience

No Experience Required

 

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)-Required

Licensed in the state of practice-Required

Basic Life Support (BLS)-Required

 

HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
*Subject to eligibility requirements.