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Respiratory Therapist - FT Nights - Dixon, IL

Dixon, IL 61021

Posted: 05/01/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Respiration (Inhalation) Therapist Job Number: 1047

Job Description

KNK Recruiting, LLC is looking for a direct hire Respiratory Therapist – FT Nights for our targeted client located in the Dixon, Illinois area

Targeted Pay Range: CRTT: $23hr to $35hr or RRT: $27hr to $40hr (pay range varies depending upon skills and experience level. 
Status: Full-Time Nights
Hours: 7pm-7am (72 hours per pay period)

Targeted Client Description:
This hospital is a not-for-profit, independent healthcare provider located in Dixon, Illinois. It is an 80-bed acute care facility offering comprehensive ancillary services, including diagnostic imaging and laboratory services.

Job Summary:
The Registered or Certified Respiratory Therapist is primarily responsible for providing basic and advanced professional respiratory care services to neonatal, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients under the medical direction of the medical director of Respiratory Therapy

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
•    Plans, implements, evaluates, and modifies respiratory care according to the individual needs of the patient. 
•    Required to make independent judgments within the scope of responsibilities. 
•    Required to make appropriate and accurate observations.

•    Graduate of a Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care approved program or successfully provide documented educational requirements to sit for exam.
•    Must successfully complete the written registry exam and the clinical simulation exam to achieve the Registered Respiratory Therapist {RRT} credential, or Certified Respiratory Therapist.
•    Current Illinois state license for Respiratory Care.
•    Must maintain current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification required, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred. Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification required within six months of hire.
•    National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC), American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), or ISRC. 

Client’s Mission & Vision:
•    This hospital’s mission is to restore, maintain and enhance health by providing superior care now and in the future.
•    They believe in reinvesting in technology, facilities, and their employees in order to continue to meet the changing healthcare needs of their hometowns.
•    Their vision is to be the community’s first choice for health services.

About KNK Recruiting: 
KNK Recruiting is a Healthcare Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) company that is passionate about connecting exceptional healthcare talent with top Midwest facilities for superior care in our communities. We strive to be the Midwest’s top hub for improving healthcare hiring, matching top professionals with ideal roles, making a big impact on healthcare. Our focus is to let our healthcare clients and job candidates know that trust, support, commitment, and results is what we demonstrate on a regular basis.

If you are passionate about healthcare and seeking an opportunity to make a difference, we invite you to apply for this position. Join our targeted client's team and be part of a healthcare facility committed to excellence in patient care and community wellness.

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