Community Health Systems Respiratory Care Practitioner - days in Waukegan, Illinois

Description:

Assists in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with pulmonary disorders. Collects and analyzes sputum, blood, and breath specimens to determine levels of oxygen, carbon dioxide, and other gases.

Sets up and utilizes cardiopulmonary equipment and machines needed to assist or monitor the patients breathing.

Measures the lung capacity of a patient to determine if there is impaired function. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Qualifications

Graduation from an AMA or JRCRTE approved program.

Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in the state of Illinois

CPR certification

Experience in all modalities of respiratory care through clinical application.

Excellent interpersonal communication skills

Outstanding record in patient satisfaction.

Job: Respiratory Therapy

Organization: Vista Medical Center East

Location: IL-Waukegan

Requisition ID: 1757573