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Respiratory Care Manager (KSMC) at Kaiser Permanente

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Standard
Location: CLACKAMAS, Oregon

Job Description:
Description: Accountable for leading and administering all activities for KSMC Respiratory Care and Cardiac Surveillance Services.

Essential Functions:
  • Human Resource Management: Organize department structure and implement personnel management practices to achieve effective supervision of staff on multiple clinical teams. Initiate and maintain effective recruitment, training and retention programs for multiple clinical disciplines. Allocate necessary resources for completion of work and involve staff in departmental decisions. Communicate regional goals, policies and procedures to multiple teams and those of the hospital and region.
  • Quality of Care and Service: Achieve member satisfaction through implementation and development of standards of quality of care, services and access to services by development and execution of quality assurance programs and integration of the results of these programs both internally and with other hospital services. Assure optimal delivery of therapeutic and diagnostic services for both Respiratory Care and Cardiac Surveillance teams. Directs program development to improve care delivery at reduced cost across multiple clinical disciplines. Manage the timeliness of diagnostic services. Develops, monitors quality matrix with physician partners as they pertain to Respiratory Care and Cardiac surveillance teams. Makes adjustments in service to improve care.
  • Financial Management for multiple cost centers: Organize and manage services in a cost effective manner. Develop and administer capital and operating budgets. Monitor fee schedule operations and necessary service billings. Seek opportunities for cost savings to support Regional objectives and maintain identified standards of care. Develop fee structure and billing in compliance with CMS guidelines.
  • Professional Relationships: Collaboration with senior management, nurse managers, physicians, directors and supervisors throughout the Northwest Region, and interaction with other health care organizations and health care professionals in related fields. Regional resource for inpatient Respiratory Care and Cardiac Telemetry services. Serve on Hospital and/or Regional Steering Committees.
  • Equipment: Research, select and maintain all necessary equipment, including life support, diagnostic, therapeutic and computerized monitoring systems. Seek to update knowledge, maintain and adequate inventory of necessary supplies to support daily operations. Serve on regional and national equipment committees. Communicate with other Kaiser Regions on equipment purchases for quality and cost
  • Education: Provide educational programs for department staff, nursing personnel and physicians. Maintain personal growth and education in Respiratory Care practices and management skills. Develops and maintains staff competency assessments. Provides oversight coordination for local training programs/Mt. Hood Community College, OIT and Lane Community College.
  • Daily operations: Billing, productivity review, payroll completion, policy and procedure retention, medical record retention, required reports of procedural activities for hospital administration and health plan.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of general healthcare management experience.
  • Minimum two (2) years of Inpatient healthcare management experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of Health Care/Hospital operational management.
  • Experience with operational turnaround and culture transformation.
  • Bachelor's degree in science/respiratory care or related healthcare field.
  • Graduate of an accredited (JCRTE) Respiratory Care Program.
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required.
    License, Certification, Registration
  • Oregon RT license.
  • RRT certification.

    Additional Requirements:
  • Strong team mentoring and development experience
  • Working knowledge of national and local healthcare regulation and policy, and national and state accrediting bodies and standards.
  • Excellent financial skills including skills in budgeting, forecasting, strategic fiscal planning, and the use of decision support systems to guide operating decisions.
  • Proficient in managing multiple inpatient and outpatient departments.
  • Excellent personnel management skills.
  • Budget management skills.
  • Customer Service oriented.
  • Ability to coach for staff development.
  • Able to provide and manage staff technical training.
  • Participatory management oriented.
  • Computer skills include proficiency in e-mail, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
  • Regional resource for respiratory Care, sleep diagnostics and cardiac surveillance.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum five (5) years of quality assurance/JCAHO experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of health education/promotion training.
  • Minimum three (3) years of health maintenance organizational experience.
  • Minimum three (3) years of management/personnel experience.
  • M.S. in science or related health care field.
  • M.S. in health sciences or related field.
  • Health Care Management/training operations of five (5) years inpatient or outpatient.
  • NFPA; hospital policies and procedures.
  • Hazardous Communication; blood and body fluid exposure; Infection Control policies.
  • Equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Ethical and legal principles.
  • Department policies and procedures.
  • Outcome oriented.
  • Able to analyze complex data and modify programs to improve quality of care, affordability and customer service.
  • History of developing innovative programs.
  • Professionally active.
  • Able to successfully work in multidisciplinary teams at multiple sites to achieve positive outcomes.
    Primary Location: Oregon,Clackamas,Kaiser Sunnyside Medical Center 10180 SE Sunnyside Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Respiratory Therapy Travel: No
    Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.