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Respiratory Therapist Full Time

Peoria, Illinois
Job ID: 375198
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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

IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat.

 

You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it.  You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare.

 

Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!

 

Summary:  The Respiratory Therapist is 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.

 

 
 
Respiratory Therapy
Respiratory Care
Respiratory Therapist
RT

Qualifications

  • Qualifications:

    Education: As required for Registry by National Board of Respiratory Care for Registry.

    Licenses/Certification:  Current credential as Registered Respiratory Therapist 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.

    Experience: None

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