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Under general supervision assists the Manager and Assistant Manager of Respiratory Care in managing and facilitating daily activities and operations of the respiratory therapy department. He/ she is accountable for the operational flow of the department for the shifts they are working and will provide direct patient care. Assist with overseeing supplies, equipment and human resource management including assisting in staff development, training and orientation of new personnel. Ensures adherence to organizational and department policies and procedures, and accepted protocols. Collaborates with the health care team, patients and families, in the delivery of safe, effective quality patient care.
Meets all role responsibilities outlined in the Respiratory Therapist Job Description.
Make and readjust staffing assignments as needed to best meet patient needs, considering patient acuity,
census and staff competencies. Ensure appropriate staffing for upcoming shifts. Ensure appropriate
coverage of patient care by regularly rounding to each patient care area and checking in with RT staff.
Work with Assistant Manager to make assignments supportive of competency completion and ongoing
learning for staff. Communicate coverage about transport with appropriate departments.
Hold staff accountable for professional behavior and teamwork at all times.
Share process improvement ideas and unresolved issues with Manager/ Assistant Manager to support improved functioning of the department.
Work with Assistant Manager to ensure Respiratory policies/ procedures/ protocols current and evidence based and up to date.
Participates in the performance appraisals process and assists with staff goal attainment.
Research- Collaborates with Physicians and clinical staff to develop research protocols, and/or participate in protocols from external agencies, investigating new therapeutic techniques and modalities in respiratory treatment and care.
Demonstrates support for the mission, values and goals of the organization through behaviors that are Consistent with the CCMC standards. Provide feedback to Manager and Assistant Manager(s) on staff performance related to role-specific and behavioral standards as appropriate and / or requested. Collaborates with Manager/ Assistant Manager and physician leader to manage clinical staff.
Associated Degree in Respiratory Care, Required.
Bachelor's Degree, Preferred
3 years' experience in an acute care setting
1 year of leadership experience required
Recent acute care pediatric experience preferred.
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