Allied Health - Respiratory Therapist

Location: Chicago, IL

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for taking care of patients of all ages with heart and lung complications. The Respiratory Therapist will occasionally apply scientific principles to their evaluation processes in order to effectively diagnose and treat patients.

Responsibilities

As a Respiratory Therapist your duties include:
  • Evaluating patient’s current health condition, diagnose and document progress made by treatment.
  • Administering treatments and medications with the assistance of physicians and surgeons.
  • Performing required respiratory examinations and monitoring any machines related to the patient’s treatment

Requirements

One year of experience as a Respiratory Therapist within the past two years.
  • Active RN License in good standing.
  • Current BLS through American Heart Association.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Chicago, IL

Chicago is an epicenter of culture where a travel nurse can spend months of exploring without reaching the end of the city's gigantic to-do list. Located in the Midwest, Chicagoans enjoy four distinct seasons. Each season brings with it a new menu of ways to experience the city whether exploring the beaches of Lake Michigan via water taxi or getting hot cocoa and ice skating at famous Millennium Park. 

Although it's a bustling city, Chicago is filled with diverse smaller neighborhoods with identities of their own. As the starting place for several world-famous comedians, Chicago's a great place for comedy lovers to take in a show. Go to Second City, the home theater of many of Saturday Night Live's own comedians. 

Music loving nurses will feel right at home in Chicago. Its history of jazz and blues holds strong with free festivals throughout the year and jazz and blues clubs throughout the cities. Larger festivals like Lollapalooza feature big names in a variety of types of music. You can also get to know the city through Taste of Chicago, the largest outdoor food festival in the world.

Chicago's parks are filled with museums of art, history, and science along with world-famous zoos and aquariums. Its many neighborhoods feature an array of cuisine including Chicago's famous deep-dish pizza and the Chicago hot dog. Chicago is a city that everyone should experience, and taking a travel nursing contract there is the excuse you're looking for. Give Nurses PRN a call when you're ready to check it out!

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