As highly valued members of Marianjoy's care team, our therapists take a holistic approach to rehabilitation, focusing on the total needs of each patient - body, mind and spirit.
The Respiratory Therapist delivers respiratory care treatment modalities and blood gas analysis as ordered by a licensed physician. Other duties include basic patient evaluation and equipment maintenance, all performed to the standards as set by hospital and department policies and procedures.
The Respiratory Therapist responds and is available to deliver CPR at code blues. Participates in delivering respiratory support during cardiopulmonary life-threatening situations, conducts and communicates total patient evaluation to team, delivers bronchial hygiene techniques and educates patient, as appropriate and delivers shift report to respiratory therapist or professional nurse.
Marianjoy provides competitive salaries and benefits that include continuing education support, an active inservice education program, tuition reimbursement and clinical ladder bonuses.
Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Illinois.
Two to three years of experience in a related setting.
Marianjoy Rehabilitation Hospital - 20 months ago