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Manager of Respiratory Care

Location : Wilmington OH 45177
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Respiratory

Job Description :



Promotes safety and well-being of all patients in the assigned department on a twenty-four hour basis. In collaboration with the Director of Pharmacy and Respiratory Therapy, plans, directs, coordinates and evaluates the overall clinical practice and administrative activities, including fiscal, material and human resources management of the department. Participates in the development and implementation of hospital policies and procedures. Maintains open communication with all staff to promote improvements in performance.



· Plans, organizes, and directs all departmental activities.

· Provides overall supervision of departmental personnel and evaluates personnel performance.

· In collaboration with the Director of Pharmacy and Respiratory Therapy, develops departmental operating and capital budgets. Accountable for ensuring that departmental operations expenses are within allocated funds.

· Supervises annual physical inventory of respiratory therapy stock.

· Contributes to the development of departmental strategic and operational goals and objectives. Assesses departmental performance in relation to the established goals and objectives, ensuring these are consistent with the hospital's strategic objectives, mission, vision, and values of the organization.

· Develops, maintains, and trends annual departmental quality plan, including quality control, quality assurance, and performance improvement activities.

· Coordinates departmental participation in hospital safety and emergency plans.

· Coordinates departmental plan for staff continuing education.

· Develops and implements approved departmental policies, procedures, systems, and standards. Ensures compliance therewith.

· Establishes and maintains needed and required departmental records and reports.

· Ensures that department maintains compliance with all accreditation standards.

· Works with staff to achieve and maintain 100% execution of Foundational Five.

· Skilled at retrieving, communicating, and presenting data and information both verbally and in writing.

· Possesses strong interpersonal customer service skills necessary to relate to others in an interdisciplinary environment.

· Flexible with work schedule to meet the needs of the department.

· Acts with discretion and independent action within prescribed limits.

· Able to function independently or as a team member to help set and accomplish goals of the department and hospital.

· Establishes and maintains working relationships as well as acts as a resource person to departmental staff, other staff, and to the medical staff regarding respiratory therapy issues.

· Recommends needed change to effect continual improvement of quality, efficiency, economy, and effectiveness of departmental operations and services rendered.

· Participates in hospital-wide committees as required.

· Maintains confidential rights of the patient and practices good patient and guest relations.

· Performs all other duties as required or requested.

Required Qualifications :



Graduate of NBRC approved school of respiratory therapy. 

Licensure in the State of Ohio as a registered Therapist (RRT). 

Associate degree required in Respiratory Therapy; Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

Two (2) years’ experience as a first-line manager preferred coupled with three (3) years hospital respiratory therapy experience required. 

Position requires a sound knowledge of respiratory therapy practice/s and exceptional leadership abilities. 

Requires knowledge of regulatory agency standards related to health care organizations. Demonstrates cognitive and technical knowledge and the ability to progressively manage care delivery across the continuum of care.





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