Respiratory Therapy Director
Develops and implements departmental goals, plans, and standards consistent with the clinical,
administrative, legal, and ethical requirements/objectives of the organization.
Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
Minimum Work Experience
Three (3) or more years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.
At least one (1) year previous experience in departmental management.
Must have an updated American Heart Association approved Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification. If employee does not have a current ACLS, PALS or NRP at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have six months from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, ACLS, PALS, or NRP certification. If employee does not have a current BLS at time of hire or transfer, then employee will have one month from day of hire, or transfer, to obtain, or update, BLS certification.
Must have a current National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) certification
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
[Mississippi, United States] Respiratory Therapists