Respiratory Therapy Supervisor - Respiratory Therapy, Viera Hospital, Full Time

Health First Viera , FL 32940

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Description:

The Respiratory Therapy Supervisor is responsible and accountable for providing Quality / No Harm, Customer Experience, and Stewardship. Provides day to day shift management, superior quality, competitive value and outstanding service to the customer, the respiratory therapy supervisor will be clinically proficient in the adult and the neonatal critical care areas. They will be responsible for assuring appropriate staffing levels, and equipment/supplies for all shifts. The respiratory therapy supervisor will assist in the evaluation of associates, competency check offs, policy and procedure manuals and revisions, and corrective action (as approved by department director).

Primary Accountabilities

  • Assists director with staff selection/hiring and with positive disciplinary counseling process.

  • Thorough documentation, including patient care, interdisciplinary Plan of Care, patient education, and charges appropriately for care provided.

  • Compiles, reports, and interprets data for respiratory department QI and performs documentation audits as required.

  • Initiate and manage invasive and non-invasive ventilation per physicians' orders, including troubleshooting and discontinuation. This includes BiPAP, CPAP, and all modes of mechanical ventilation.

  • Effectively communicates with patients, physicians and staff, work as a team player, contribute to cost effectiveness and work efficiently.

Qualifications

  • Current Florida license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

  • Must hold current AHA BLS Healthcare Provider Completion Card prior to start date and maintain.

  • Five years of progressive clinical experience in intensive care setting.

  • ACLS, PALS and NRP are not required upon hire and will be provided if working in specific environments.

  • Good communication, interpersonal, organizational, and prioritizing skills

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