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Manager Respiratory Care Job
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 145271

PeaceHealth is seeking a Manager Respiratory Care for a 1.0 full time equivalent Exempt position. This position will be working Day shift with shift durations of 8 Hours.

JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for 24-hour, day-to-day operations of assigned areas; staff performance and patient outcomes; staff procurement and retention; financial well-being; regulatory compliance; and patient care within the scope of the Respiratory Care Practitioners.  Serves as a clinical resource for Respiratory Care for the Hospital.  Manages department staff and patient care within the interdisciplinary team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Operates department within approved expense and capital budgets and within productivity measures (budgeted productive hours).
  • Operates department in compliance with JCAHO and/or other regulatory agency requirements.
  • Administers all aspects of staff management and development for the Respiratory Care department to ensure adequate scheduling, staff competency, qualifications and professional growth related to excellence in patient care.
  • Oversees the ongoing Quality Improvement (QI) program, which is organized and responsive to caregivers, so that quality patient care is assured.
  • Provides respiratory care services to patients as prescribed by physicians in a professionally competent, appropriate, caring and timely manner.
  • Explains pertinent procedures in a clear and concise manner and addresses questions only within the scope of hospital practice, while maintaining confidentiality regarding unit or hospital operations, staffing and other patients.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Must be graduate of 2-year AMA-approved Respiratory Care Program; or approved alternative education as outlined in the state regulatory requirements.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • 5 years experience as a Respiratory Therapist required and previous leadership experience preferred.
  • Current clinical expertise in all areas of RT function (Critical Care, emergency, pediatrics, neonatal, medical/surgical) and familiarity with pulmonary diagnostic procedures.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Maintain current license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
  • Registered by the National Board for Respiratory Care
  • Must have and maintain current CPR, ACLS, PALS/ENPC, and NRP.
  • Must be registered with the NBRC.
  • Must maintain all certifications, competencies and licensure as required by the department or as regulated by state or federal agencies. 

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Computer experience required knowledge of MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, and Excel) preferred.
  • Able to balance information regarding patient, staff, and unit needs in decision-making
  • Clearly able to articulate the decision-making process

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Professionals - Other
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.0
Work Type:  Full Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $43.02, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Basic Life Support; Respiratory Care Practitioner - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Professionals - Other || Full Time || OTHER ANCILLARY SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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