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Registered Respiratory Therapist FT Days

Chicago, Illinois
Job ID: 370296
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This rewarding career will have a big impact in the lives of your patients and patients family. You will build relationships and provide excellent patient care. You will increase the quality and the care of people’s lives everyday by teaching them how to breathe easier. At Kindred Hospitals, our Respiratory Therapists goal and passion is to help their patients regain independence and have a better quality of life by breathing without assistive devices. As a RT you will collaborate and grow in a positive and flexible team environment while administering safe and competent respiratory care.

Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Respiratory Therapist at Kindred? Here are the top traits we’re looking for:

  • Detail-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Proactive
  • Quick-thinking
  • Team player
  • Understanding

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I must say that this is a very organized company that truly cares about their employees’ well-being.

– HD Respiratory Therapist

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Benefits

  • Healthcare

    We offer a variety of Health Savings Account (HSA) and PPO plan options.

  • 401(k) Plan

    Employees can contribute pre-tax dollars through payroll deduction.

  • Paid Time Off

    Your work/life balance is important to us. We offer our employees a flexible Paid Time Off program.

  • Wellness Program

    We offer tools, resources and support for weight loss, stress reduction, smoking cessation and making overall healthier choices.

  • Community

    Community involvement is consistent with our company's principles and with our mission of customer service and quality care.

  • Bonuses & Recognition

    Retention bonus, Employee of the Month Recognition, and Individual Recognition for going “Above & Beyond”.

Job Details


Description

$5,00 Sign on Bonus


What makes Kindred Healthcare a great place to work? Our people, of course! Our clinicians answer this special calling because they have a fundamental, internal drive to directly help people. In return, we serve, develop and respect our employees in environments created to optimize their job effectiveness, experience, and satisfaction. This is who we are.

 

Who are you? To succeed in our high-energy, high-reward environment, our clinicians provide compassionate critical care and deliver exceptional patient experiences, meaningful outcomes, and bonds for life.

 

As our most acute level of care, Kindred’s transitional care hospitals offer the same critical care patients receive in a traditional hospital or intensive care unit, but for an extended recovery period. Our clinicians play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients.

 

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT you will:

  • Be responsible for administering safe and competent respiratory care as ordered per physician, monitoring mechanical ventilation, administering medications, patient assessment, understanding ramifications of hemodynamic monitoring, understanding blood work results, monitoring, teaching, and training.


Qualifications

As a Registered Respiratory Therapist / RRT you will have:

  • Education required for Registry by National Board of Respiratory Care.

  • Current credential as Registered Respiratory Therapist(RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care.

  • Current licensure from state licensure agency.

  • BLS Certification.

  • Must maintain currency of NBRC credential, BLS Certification and State license.