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Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner II(RRT)-HIRING BONUS $5,000

Req #:  81802
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Respiratory
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Night
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1




Advocate Christ Medical Center is part of Advocate Health Care, one of the nation’s leading health care networks. A not-for-profit, 749-bed, premier teaching institution with more than 1,200 affiliated physicians, Christ Medical Center is one of the major referral hospitals in the Midwest for a number of specialties, including cancer care; cardiovascular services; heart, kidney and lung transplantation; neurosciences; orthopedics; and women’s health. The hospital provides emergency care for more than 100,000 patient visits annually and has one of the busiest Level I trauma centers in Illinois.



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  • Advocate Christ Medical Center, Oak Lawn, IL
  • Full Time/36 Hours/Rotating Weekends and Holidays
  • Shift: Nights/7p-7a



The RCP II is responsible for administering advanced respiratory care therapy, procedures and modalities according to the department scope of service to patients in all areas of the medical center. In addition, the RCP II must be able to adapt and comply to the policies and procedures for a variety of different service areas, perform tasks and/or special duties as required by assignment and maintain performance standards and behaviors of excellence at all times.


  • Demonstrates the use of standard Respiratory practices as a model of care
  • RCP II/Patient Relationship: Performs patient assessment to ensure appropriate and effective procedures are performed
  • Patient/Staff Education/Orientation
  • Demonstrates a commitment to learning needs of patients and staff
  • Leadership/Professional Development
  • Demonstrates respect and understanding for peers and other clinical disciplines
  • Acts as a member of the patient care team
  • Demonstrates professional behaviors and is committed to self-development
  • Assuring/Improving Quality: Maintain quality, effectiveness of care



  • Associates in Applied Science and/or Associates Degree from AMA Approved Respiratory Care Program
  • RRT
  • Licensed as RCP in Illinois
  • Current BLS Provider
  • 0-2 years’ experience in acute care facility
  • Strong interpersonal, clinical, problem solving, team building and communication skills
  • Must work well under stressful situations
  • Computer skills
  • If position has direct patient care or direct patient contact the following lifting requirement supersedes any previous lifting requirement effective 06/01/2015. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.




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