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Respiratory Therapist

Company: Independence Plus, Inc
Location: Sycamore
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Independence Plus is rapidly expanding in all of our service areas and is now hiring a full-time Respiratory Therapist. This is a field position based out of our Oak Brook, IL (DuPage County) office, covering northern Illinois counties. JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY: The Respiratory Therapist (RT) is responsible for providing advanced Respiratory Care Services to pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. The RT plans, implements, and evaluates the effectiveness and appropriateness of Respiratory Care Services. Responsibilities include following the plan of care, head to toe patient assessment, and detailed education to patients and families. The RT works collaboratively with the members of the respiratory/nursing team to ensure that positive patient care outcomes are realized. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: Looking for Respiratory Therapists to conduct patient assessments in our northern Illinois market Communicates with the patient's physician regarding changes in condition and/or needs; makes recommendations as appropriate Acts as a liaison between Independence Plus and the patient/client, family, trained caregiver, physician, and other healthcare agencies and staff involved Provides patient and family/caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and plan of care POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Possession of current Illinois license as a Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner (dual Illinois/Wisconsin license a plus) Respiratory home care experience preferred Critical care experience preferred Thorough knowledge and skills related to respiratory care field Demonstration of good verbal and written communication skills in English If you have any questions, contact our Recruiting Department at (800) 366-7696, Option 5, or recruitingindependenceplus.com. For more information about the work we do, and the difference you could make in the life of a patient, check us out on our website at www.independenceplus.com or view a video about our company at https://bit.ly/2JDrqcc. About Independence Plus: Since 1987, we have been a leading provider of in-home nursing, rehabilitation, and high-tech respiratory services and equipment. We specialize in treating adult and pediatric patients with complex medical and respiratory needs, offering the highest quality one-on-one care (with 24/7 on-call support) so our patients are able to live at home and lead meaningful lives. We are certified by Medicare, state-licensed, and accredited by CHAP. We currently service northern Illinois (including Chicagoland and the Rockford area), southern Wisconsin, northeastern Indiana, and the San Antonio, Texas area.

Keywords: Independence Plus, Inc, Elgin , Respiratory Therapist, Healthcare , Sycamore, Illinois

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