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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
4/5/2019
Job Category:
Customer Service
Supervisor, Sleep Disorders Center
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UVA Health | Charlottesville, VA
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Job Description

Responsible for overseeing respiratory therapy and/or pulmonary diagnostic activities provided within the Health System and UVA Sleep Disorders Center, and serves as a clinical resource regarding respiratory therapy and/or pulmonary diagnostic services. May be responsible for oversight of specified clinical areas or designated management activities.

* Assesses the patient's respiratory and/or pulmonary diagnostic care needs and develops a therapeutic plan. Performs respiratory therapy/pulmonary diagnostic procedures according to established guidelines.
* Documents patient care according to professional standards and departmental guidelines.
* Accurately communicates patient responses to respiratory therapy/pulmonary diagnostic interventions and recommends need for modification of patient care plan.
* Performs equipment quality control.
* Participates in respiratory therapy/pulmonary diagnostic professional activities and continuing education. Supervises service area staff and students.
* In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.



Position Compensation Range: $28.96 - $46.34 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

* Education: Bachelor's Degree, preferably in a healthcare related field.
* Experience: 4 years of experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)/ Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist (RPFT) or Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT).
* License/Certification: Licensed to practice as a Polysomnographic Technologist or Respiratory Therapist (RPSGT/RRT) in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Registered Polysomnographic Technologist (RPSGT) or Sleep Disorders Specialist (SDS). American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Job requires standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking; Reaching: (overhead, extensive, repetitive). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20 - 50lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician's Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.