Job Description

Respiratory Therapist - Per Diem

Cancer care is all we do

Hope in healing

Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA®) takes a unique and integrative approach to cancer care. Our patient-centered care model is founded on a commitment to personalized medicine, tailoring a combination of treatments to the needs of each individual patient. At the same time, we support patients’ quality of life by offering therapies designed to help them manage the side effects of treatment, addressing their physical, spiritual and emotional needs, so they are better able to stay on their treatment regimens and get back to life. At the core of our whole-person approach is what we call the Mother Standard® of care, so named because it requires that we treat our patients, and one another, like we would want our loved ones to be treated. This innovative approach has earned our hospitals a Best Place to Work distinction and numerous accreditations. Each of us has a stake in the successful outcomes of every patient we treat.

Job Description:

*Per Diem

Hours: Days & Nights, 12 hr shifts, min 2 calls per month, as needed must be flexible

Job Summary:

Performs all offered respiratory therapies, ventilator management, EKG’s, Pulse oximetry, Holter monitor, pulmonary function tests and special procedures via Pulmonologist.  Operates and manages respiratory equipment and supplies to ensure safe and accurate patient care.   Performs clerical duties such as chart data entry, input of department charges, document filing and other tasks as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for respiratory therapy and Illinois Licensure required

  • National Certification, RRT preferred

  • Must have current BLS certification, ACLS certification preferred

  • Minimum 3 years of critical care/ICU experience preferred

  • Must have strong background in bedside patient care

  • Able to be self-supervising and self-motivated

  • Basic computer skills in working with Excel and Word

We win together

Each CTCA employee is a Stakeholder, driven to make a true difference and help win the fight against cancer. Each day is a challenge, but this unique experience comes with rewards that you may never have thought possible. To ensure each team member brings his or her best self, we offer exceptional support and immersive training to encourage your personal and professional growth. If you’re ready to be part of something bigger and work with a passionate, dynamic group of care professionals, we invite you to join us. 

Visit:  Jobs.cancercenter.com to begin your journey.

Application Instructions

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