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


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Vista Health System is a community healthcare provider; a network that includes Vista Medical East campus and the Vista Lindenhurst campus that includes Vista Ambulatory Care Center, Lindenhurst Surgery Center, LLC, a freestanding Emergency Center and the Medical Office Building. The Vista Health system also has several locations for imaging, patient therapy and physician offices throughout Lake County, Illinois.

Vista Health System is looking for a Respiratory Care Practitioner who will assist 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.

*This is a full-time night shift 3/12hrs / 7pm-7am

We offer a competitive benefit package of Medical, Dental and Vision plans. 401K, Education Assistance, Paid Time Off / Sick Leave and much more!


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: 1811580