NICU Respiratory Therapist

A fantastic opportunity for a NICU Respiratory Therapist has recently become available at a prestigious medical center in Northern Illinois. Join this outstanding health system and be a part of the high performing respiratory team.

This hospital is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare to the community. This hospital has earned numerous awards and recognitions including being Magnet Recognized hospital. This facility has also earned the Clinical Quality and Workplace Excellence award. This medical center offers a wide range of services including but not limited to Cancer Care, Emergency Services, Maternity Care, Neonatal Intensive Care, Surgical Services, Mental Health Services, and Wound Care. 

The NICU Respiratory Therapist will work closely with the respiratory health team including Physicians, Registered Nurses, and other Respiratory Therapists. The NICU Respiratory Therapist will be able to take direction from leaders efficiently and be able to maintain an open line of communication.

The NICU Respiratory Therapist will be working in a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, providing respiratory care to babies born at less than 32 weeks as well as babies born with critical illness at all gestational ages. The staff in the NICU are highly trained experts that work to provide the best medical care.

The NICU Respiratory Therapist will work closely with newborns in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) to provide care for a number of respiratory complications including asthma, chronic bronchitis, pulmonary hypertension, dyspnea, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The NICU Respiratory Therapist will be tasked with assessing, identifying, planning, and treating each medical situation within the Respiratory Department and NICU Department. The NICU Respiratory Therapist will be responsible for management, rehabilitation, and evaluation of patients. The NICU Respiratory Therapist will perform cardiopulmonary patient assessments and evaluations. The NICU Respiratory Therapist will have strong communication skills and be able to work well with other therapists and providers to ensure optimal care.

This acute care facility is located in beautiful Northern Illinois, offering a wide range of activities to enjoy The NICU Respiratory Therapist will enjoy exploring one of the many parks, eating at the local restaurants, and shopping at the unique boutiques. On the weekend the NICU Respiratory Therapist can take a trip to Chicago to explore all that the city has to offer.

The highly reputable facility is ready to offer a qualified NICU Respiratory Therapist a highly competitive compensation package consisting of a generous salary and full suite of benefits.