Respiratory Therapy Manager Kindred Hospital Wayne Job Number: 334740
IT'S SIMPLE. You want to work in a healthcare setting where you are valued and appreciated - where you receive respect from your superiors and co-workers as well as the patients you treat. You want to be challenged by your job without being overwhelmed by it. You want to play an instrumental role in helping a patient recover, sometimes against strong odds, and go home. What you want is Kindred Healthcare. Our mission is to promote healing, provide hope, preserve dignity and produce value for each patient, resident, family member, customer, employee and shareholder we serve. Join us!
The Respiratory Therapy Manager directs therapeutic patient care services in accordance with the policies of the hospital and direction of the medical staff. The Respiratory Therapy Manager is responsible for the administration of oxygen, therapeutic gas, and mist inhalation to patients in accordance with physicians’ orders.
• Prepares and maintains the employee work schedule • Prepares and maintains necessary statistical data, reports, directories, memoranda, as required. • Prepares and administers the annual departmental budget. • Maintains and stores equipment and gases in accordance with state and hospital safety regulations. • Evaluates new equipment and techniques. • Directs the prevention maintenance and repair of equipment. • Maintains appropriate inventory. • Updates department plans, goals and objectives. • Directs the audit and evaluation of respiratory care. • Conducts job responsibilities in accordance with the standards set out in the Company's Code of Business Conduct, its policies and procedures, the Corporate Compliance Agreement, applicable federal and state laws, and applicable professional standards. • Promotes adherence to the Company's Code of Business Conduct and the Corporate Compliance Agreement by monitoring employee performance and identifying and responding to compliance issues.
• Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy or Administration. • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care. • Must have a state licensure in the state they will be working in as well as BCLS and ACLS certifications. ACLS instructor preferred. • Must maintain currency of NBRC and BCLS/ACLS Certifications and State license. • Minimum of three years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.