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North Kansas City Hospital | North Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

SUMMARY: Under the direction of the department director, coordinates, assigns and directs respiratory services. Assists department director in technical and administrative task as assigned. Holds staff accountable for assigned duties and behavior expectations. Able to assign duties with fair and reasonable expectations for patient safety. Able to work in all areas of the hospital. Able to perform or assist with bronchoscopy procedures. Performs bedside pulmonary function testing. Evaluates therapist performance, gives counseling if needed. Monitors patient care with audits and direct supervision. Preceptor for new staff and students.

EXPERIENCE: Two years experience as a supervisor or three years as charge therapist in an acute care setting.

SPECIAL SKILLS: Good communicator, leadership skills. Able to sit on hospital committees as assigned. Able to give in services in respiratory care topics as assigned. Hold shift meeting.

OTHER: Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by NBRC

LICENSE/CERT: Required: BLS, ACLS (Advance Cardiac Life Support) from AHA, ACCS (Adult Critical Care Specialty), RT (Respiratory Therapist)

EDUCATION: Required: Associates - Respiratory Therapy, Preferred: Bachelors - Respiratory Therapy

About North Kansas City Hospital

Ranked as one of Kansas City’s Top 15 Employers by the Business Journal, North Kansas City Hospital provides the ideal place to launch your nursing career. For New Grads, we offer an exceptional combination of individual guidance and professional training. Our Nurse Residency Program includes classroom and hands-on experience with feedback and support from preceptors, nurse educators and nurse managers. We offer a stable, caring environment, plus extras like covered parking, wellness programs and classes, a fitness center and indoor pool that help create a fulfilling, balanced work life. Our 451-bed hospital has a culture that is friendly and close knit, where relationships last and people bond like family. Join us as we continue on our Magnet® journey.