Supervisor Respiratory Therapy Levine Children's Hospital
Date: Dec 2, 2019
Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203
Company: Atrium Health
Job Req ID: 203828
Position Number: 00014862
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift Details : 3 12-hour, 2 weekends per month
Standard Hours: 36.00
Department Name: LCH Respiratory Care
Location: Carolinas Medical Center
Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth
Supervises individuals who perform all aspects of services rendered by the Cardiopulmonary Services department throughout the facility. Consults with physicians on the effectiveness of therapy, makes appropriate recommendations and provides direction to the nursing staff. Assists staff in direct patient care duties to include diagnostics and therapeutics.
- Coordinates and Supervises clinical activities of the cardiopulmonary staff.
- Assures the appropriate quality of care is administered as designated by physician orders or protocol.
- Conducts orientation for new employees and coordinates continual education of staff.
- Maintains & evaluates supplies and equipment.
- Assures that JCAHO standards and organization clinical policies are being followed.
- Assists in the development and implementation of departmental goals.
- Provides direct patient care as needed.
Position requires repetitive physical activity with considerable walking and standing. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Work requires the ability to move patients of all age groups and equipment. May be exposed to odors, low lighting, and crowded working conditions. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch.
Education, Experience and Certifications
Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy and 2 years of experience in an acute care facility or a RRT equivalent with a minimum of 4 years experience in an acute care facility is required; Bachelors preferred. Licensed as a Respiratory Care Provider by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board and registered as a RRT through the National Board for Respiratory Care required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider from AHA is required. Supervisory experience preferred. Advanced certification may be required per facility.
At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.
As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.
Posting Notes: Not Applicable
Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer
Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
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