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Shift Supv Respiratory TherapyTMC Truman Medical Centers
If you want to work where the action is, Truman Medical Centers/University Health (TMC/UH) is the place for you. Known as "Kansas City's Essential Hospital," TMC/UH is the safety net healthcare system for Jackson County/Kansas City. We are an academic medical center, serving as the primary teaching institution for the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, and Pharmacy.A 547-bed, not-for-profit health system, TMC/UH delivers the highest-quality medical care for our patients, with compassion, empathy, and unparalleled dedication to service. During the 2020 pandemic, we also stepped forward as a regional leader in COVID care and testing. TMC/UH is comprised of three campuses:
TMC/UH Heath Sciences District is located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri.The Health Sciences District represents a robust academic community, leading the forefront of biomedical research and cutting edge technology. Partnered with UMKC and Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Centers serves as the cornerstone in educating the next generation of healthcare practitioners. As a Level 1 Trauma Center, we're a leader in Emergency Medicine and Critical Care, with world-class expertise in chronic disease management and women's services, including high-risk maternity care. The Health Sciences District is also home to the University Health building , TMC's beautiful specialty outpatient clinics and day-surgery center. We will soon open University Health 2, which will house all of our primary care and women's care clinics.
TMC/UH Lakewood is located between Kansas City and Lee's Summit, Missouri, offering residents of Eastern Jackson County access to a modern community hospital with a continuum of outpatient services designed to meet the needs of families. TMC/UH Lakewood specializes in high-risk maternal and child care, and serves as one of the few Kansas City metro area institutions accredited by The Joint Commission in Orthopedics and Palliative Care.It also is home to a 188-bed, fully accredited long-term care center.
TMC/UH Behavioral Health is the KC metro area's largest, most comprehensive provider of mental health services. The Healing Canvas Building, located in Kansas City's vibrant Crossroads Arts District, is its epicenter, providing a broad list of outpatient services. We also offer psychiatric inpatient care, and we deliver therapeutic services through our community outreach clinics. We are a leader in the Trauma-Informed Care Movement, and provide training, coaching and consulting to outside organizations.
Schedules personnel, assesses and delegates work assignments for every shift, directs activities, provides technical guidance for quality control of technical standards and accuracy of test results. Performs employee performance evaluations, counseling when necessary in collaboration with Respiratory Director. Administers respiratory treatments and tests as ordered by physicians. Directs didactic and clinical instruction. Work is performed independently, with latitude for independent judgement and initiative, and reviewed by the department Director through conferences and discussions of problems arising in the work.
High school diploma or the equivalent
Successful completion of a program for respiratory therapy education required and credentials (preferred RRT) from the National Board of Respiratory Therapy
Two years experience in respiratory therapy and at least one year in a charge capacity
Licensed by the State of Missouri as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
Verbal communications skills required to direct staff and explain procedures to patients
Written skills required to document procedures and information on patient charts and other records
Knowledge of the human development process
Ability to work effectively with patients of all ages
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance
Lifting greater than 50 pounds requires assistance
Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk great distances throughout the work shift
Must maintain CPR certification for continued employment