RESPIRATORY THERAPIST- JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL

Location
Health and Hospital Systems, Chicago, IL
Salary
$25.049 HOUR
Posted
Sep 10, 2017
Closes
Oct 10, 2017
Specialty
Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Number: 00120850

JOB SUMMARY

Location: John H. Stroger Hospital / Department: Respiratory Therapy
Shift: 7pm- 7am

Provides direct respiratory patient care in any and all patient care settings as directed, utilizing equipment and procedures. Reports to the Respiratory supervisor and Director. Assists supervisor in the coordination of respiratory care delivery of services. Follows protocols for Respiratory Therapy, administers procedures, tests equipment. Coordinates and provides administration of direct respiratory care throughout hospital. Other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Care. (Must provide original transcripts at time of interview)
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).(Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Licensed by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).(Must provide proof at time of interview)
  • Two (2) years of recent full-time work experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP).
  • Certification in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation CPR (Must provide proof at time of interview)

Must provide proof of Certifications at time of interview.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics
  • Knowledge and skills in Respiratory procedures and the use of Respiratory equipment.

VETERAN PREFERENCE

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When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service

  • To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
  • Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
  • Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
  • Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable

  • OR

    A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.

    If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference

    VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW



    BENEFITS PACKAGE

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Basic Term Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan
  • Deferred Compensation Program
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
  • You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)

  • For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/

    MUST MEET REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION

    *Degrees awarded outside the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview.



    *Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.



    *CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowinglyprejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment orhiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.

    COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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