Respiratory Care Practitioner
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Description

Three (3) Full-time positions - 1 Days (7a-7p) and 2 Nights (7p-7a) ...three 12 hour shifts
Would you like to be a part of an inspiring healthcare team? A robust interdisciplinary team  that relies on each other’s strengths and passion to deliver high quality service each and every day?  A place where your performance is appreciated and your opinion is valued?    

  • Performs clinical duties of the Respiratory Care Practitioner consistent with the Hospital mission and scope of care.
  • Administration of therapeutic gases, medicinal and bland aerosols, bronchial hygiene procedures, noninvasive monitoring, and ventilatory support.
  • Administration of, but not limited to; nebulizer therapy, chest physiotherapy, oxygen set up, weaning, code blue, and teaching parents to draw up correct dosage of medication for nebulization treatment.

Job Requirements

  • Graduate of an AMA approved program of respiratory care.
  • Experience with a variety of mechanical ventilators.
  • CRT or RRT required.
  • CPR is required.
  • Illinois RT license required.
  • Previous experience must include ventilators.
  • Previous pediatric experience preferred.

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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