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Open Lab Assistant Respiratory Care Program (PT)

College of DuPage
Job Location:
Glen Ellyn, Illinois
Laboratory and Research

Open Lab Assistant Respiratory Care Program (PT)

Open Lab Assistant Respiratory Care Program (PT)
The College of DuPage is a comprehensive community college located 27 miles west of downtown Chicago, vitally connected to our local area for over 50 years. We prepare students for a lifelong passion for learning on our 273-acre campus which is home to nine associate degrees and a wide variety of professional and technical certificates. Many of these credentials prepare students to seamlessly articulate into the baccalaureate programs of our higher education partner institutions.

College of DuPage is committed to student success and values an inclusive and welcoming community environment. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workforce. Our connection to the larger metropolitan area is essential to our success and provides a wealth of diverse cultural and recreational opportunities.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • To assist with the operation and oversight of the Respiratory Care Open Lab sessions.

    Duties of the Position:
  • Oversee student practice of mandatory skill competencies as required by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
  • Perform routine calibrations and start up menus on lab equipment used in open lab sessions.
  • Clean lab areas and equipment after open labs using appropriate cleaning agents.
  • Monitor H cylinder tank system and vacuum system for proper functioning and assures safety protocols for systems are followed. Reports psi level of < 800 to chair in a timely manner.
  • Communicates with instructors for review of materials being covered in lab classes on a biweekly basis.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Hours per week:
    Up to 20 in HSC 2110 when not in use from classes
    Weekend hours available
    Varied schedule acceptable
  • Education
    • Graduate of CoARC approved Respiratory Care Program Entry into the Profession Level
  • Experience
    • 1 year or more preceptor experience required.
  • Licenses and Certifications
        • Required:
          • Illinois state license
          • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
          • BLS
        • Preferred:
          • ACLS/PALS
          • NRP
Working Conditions:

  • Inside lab rooms with medical equipment and supplies.
  • Includes routine disposables through critical care ventilators, tank and vacuum systems in lab classroom setting.
  • This position requires a pre-employment Background check at the expense of the college.

  • Pay Grade:

    College of DuPage is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

    College of DuPage does not discriminate against individuals in employment opportunities, programs and/or activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, veterans' status, marital status, disability, military status, unfavorable discharge from military service, or on any other basis protected by law.

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