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Pediatric Transport Team Respiratory (RRT)

Req #:  126123
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Therapy
City:  Elmhurst
Posting Budget Status:  Twelve hour 7p-7a
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.9

As part of Advocate Health Care, Advocate Children’s Hospital is the largest network provider of pediatric services in Illinois and among the top 10 in the nation. The two main Chicago Metropolitan region campuses are located in Oak Lawn in the southwest and Park Ridge in the northwest. Additional services are accessible at other Advocate hospitals throughout the state. Advocate Children’s Hospital serves as a major referral center for infants and children. Through a special, wholistic approach, Advocate Children’s Hospital combines some of the country’s most respected medical talent with exceptional and compassionate care. In fact, the children’s hospital has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s leaders in pediatric cardiology and neonatology, and numerous physicians on staff here have been recognized among the Top Doctors regionally and nationally in their field. The hospital is staffed by more than 400 pediatricians and 230 pediatric subspecialists, who offer a wide range of specialized services for children.

Advocate Children’s Hospital Pediatric Transport Team Respiratory (RCP)

  • Elmhurst, IL
  • Days 7a-7p


If you are a RRT that has a focus on Neo/Peds and are seeking an autonomous role with an expanded skill set, then the Advocate Children's Hospital Transport Team is for you.  We currently have openings at our Elmhurst Pediatric Transport Base that completes all modes of transportations.  




Job Requirements: 

  • At least 3 years of respiratory experience (or 4000 hours as equivalent) with a focus on Critical care (peds and/or neonatal preferred)
  • RRT required
  • NPS required within 6 months of hire
  • Interfacility transport experience preferred.
  • Strong computer skills and typing skills.
  • Ability to utilize mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones while in the mobile environment as approved by program.
  • Ability to document and read while in the mobile environment.
  • Strong ability to function independently.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good crisis management skills with ability to negotiate, defuse stressful situations, and safely improvise as needed
  • Current Illinois RCP license
  • Current BLS
  • Current PALS certification, or obtained and maintained within 6 months of hire/transfer
  • Wiliness to obtain RT licenses in other states as directed by Transport Leadership.
  • C~NPT (Certified Neonatal Pediatric Transport)certification preferred must complete within 2 year of hire/transfer Must passes the FIT test with ability to wear an N~95 mask
  • Must passes the pre~employment physical and ongoing physical exams as required by program.
  • Ability to transport in all modes of transport (ground, rotor and fixed wing)
  • Ability to wear securement devices in all modes of transport.
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and different shifts in order to accommodate staffing/dept needs





About Advocate Health Care


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago