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Health Care & Medicine
Clinical Manager Respiratory Care SVC
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Job Description


 Minimum Education

Specific Requirements and Preferences
Bachelor's Degree

Minimum Work Experience
3 Year(s)

Required Skills/Knowledge

Previous training in ECMO, Nitric Oxide administration and research methodology and quality improvement is a strong plus. Strong knowledge of JCAHO and other regulatory agency requirements. Demonstrated leadership and management skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Preferred: Experienced in department budget and effective personnel communication.
Reports to Administrative Director, Respiratory Care Services

Required Licenses and Certifications

Registered Respiratory Therapist

Licensed in District of Columbia

Functional Accountabilities

  1. Encourage and share new ways of making the right work easier to do
  2. Recognize and share incremental improvements in operations
  3. Promote the success of organizational and department initiatives by clearly aligning programs to the mission
Department Strategic Planning:
  1. Contributes to the strategic plan for department services, including short-term and long-term objectives
  2. Collects and analyzes customer feedback and evaluates service/department effectiveness
  3. Collaborates with upper management to incorporate findings into plans of modifying program/ service delivery
Program and Service Administration and Implementation:
  1. Implements strategic plan through management of day-to-day operations of department, division or service area
  2. Troubleshoots operational issues and develops action plans to resolve
  3. Collaborates with upper management on significant operational issues/barriers
  4. Ensures compliance with CNMC policies and procedures, and regulatory standards
  5. Assists upper management in the development, implementation and evaluation of services, programs, policies and procedures, and performance standards to achieve departmental goals
  6. Responsible for administering programs and services within budgetary guidelines
  7. Collaborates with upper management to evaluate current as well as new program initiatives for effectiveness, feasibility and cost
Human Resources Management:
  1. Hires, trains, develops and directs assigned staff to meet operational objectives
  2. Provides timely coaching and performance feedback
  3. Develops staffing plan/schedule and deploys staff appropriately to optimize productivity and ensure quality services
Information Resources Management:
  1. Proficient in the use of administrative and clinical information resources and decision-support tools
  2. Proficient in compiling and analyzing data to support upper management decision-making

About Children's National Health System

Childrens National Medical Center is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the metropolitan Washington area and is the only freestanding childrens hospital between Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Norfolk, and Atlanta. Serving the nations children for more than 130 years, Childrens National is a proven leader in the development and application of innovative new treatments for childhood illness and injury.

Childrens National is proudly ranked consistently among the best pediatric hospitals in America by US News & World Report.

Our Culture

Children's mission is to be preeminent in providing pediatric health care services that enhance the health and well-being of children regionally, nationally and internationally. Through leadership and innovation, Children's creates solutions to pediatric healthcare problems. Children's excels in Care, Advocacy, Research, and Education to meet the unique needs of children, adolescents and their families. Children's leadership realizes that our employees are the heart of our medical center and the soul of our mission. One of our greatest assets is the diversity of our workforce, which adds to the richness of our culture. Teamwork, dedication, and professionalism are essential values and characteristics that make our employees unique.

Childrens internationally recognized team of pediatric healthcare professionals care for more than 360,000 patients each year who come from throughout the region, nation and world. Our employees share a sense of pride and commitment to the patients and families we serve. We aspire to provide patients and their families with the highest quality of care and service in a family-centered environment. In essence, we are a team of "Great People Providing Great Care."

Nursing Students

As a nursing student, you might already be craving hands-on experience at a highly respected hospital. You may be thinking about where or with which population you want to work after graduation.

At Childrens, a world-class teaching hospital and internationally-recognized leader in pediatric health, we invite nursing students at all stages of learning to explore the real world of working in a hospital setting and experience first-hand the challenges and rewards of this career.

Internship Program

The internship program provides the novice nurse with the knowledge base and skill set needed to transition to competence in clinical nursing practice. While providing the needed skills to meet the organization goals and mission, the program provides nurses with the leadership skills to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team. The program bridges the gap between undergraduate education and real-life professional nursing practice, delivering state-of-the art pediatric care.

The program is offered to new graduate nurses from an accredited nursing program with a passion for children. All new graduates, with less than one-year acute care experience, are eligible to participate in the program after obtaining licensure.