Sup Resp Clinical Operations, Nights - Lagrange, GA at Wellstar Health Systems in LaGrange, Georgia

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Job Description:

Facility: Wellstar West Georgia Medical Center

Job Summary:

The Respiratory Care Clinical Supervisor is responsible for coordinating and at times performing the clinical and medication administration aspects of the Respiratory Care Department. Credentialing pending the scope of practice per facility (i.e. NRP, PALS). Under the supervision of the Director/Manager of Respiratory Care, he/she is responsible for financial performance, supervising Lead Therapists, coordinating clinical department functions and based on the expanded educational knowledge and experience, directing population specific respiratory care practices that address the biological, developmental, psychosocial, and clinical needs of the patient and/or family. This position directs and documents improvement activities. Performance of this job will also require a strong, close working relationship with the medical staff and respiratory care leadership.

Core Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

Leadership and Collaboration

  • Manage the staff and professional work of the Respiratory Care Department by:

  • Assuring that quality care is provided by the department is consistent with the mission of the system.

  • Facilitates the ongoing development of the clinical respiratory staff to function in new roles and skills necessary to care for the patient population

  • Participates in identifying learning needs, planning and implementing educational programs

  • Oversees implementation of policy and procedures

  • Responsible for maintaining the clinical staff schedule

  • Responsible for coordinating clinical staff schedule to accommodate flexible staffing

  • Accountable for ensuring adequate coverage during call-outs/weekends/holidays

  • Shares responsibility of department administrative call if applicable.

  • Performs other duties as required. Innovation and Customer Care

  • Assist with strategic planning and process improvement across service groupings or continuum of care with day-to-day operations/problem solving

  • Determines coaching, proactive instruction and disciplinary measures for all employees as developed and enacted by WellStar Senior Leadership

  • Determines what will be accomplished department-wide with available resources

  • Establishes site specific departmental procedures

  • Assist with Timely Service Recovery and Follow-up Professional Development

  • Attends meetings, committees, councils and workshops as required.

  • Determines coaching, proactive instruction and disciplinary measures for all employees as developed and enacted by WellStar Senior Leadership. Mentors and coachs employees for successful outcomes. Evaluates Lead Therapists.

  • Represents respiratory and participates actively on all assigned committees.

  • Responsible for meeting all deadlines.

  • Assists in selection of equipment.

  • Oversees and mentors Lead therapists and staff Exemplary Practice and Quality Outcomes

  • Executes project management for all hospital, respiratory, laboratory, and regulatory requirements in conjunction with and as requested by Site Director/Manager.

  • Directs all areas of testing methodology, equipment, and product failures.

  • Validate compliance in all areas of responsibility for consistent information management (i.e. revenue usage, protocol outcomes).

  • Assists Department with positive patient experience outcomes

Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy education program (CoARC or CAAHP) with minimally 20 quarter hours of science, B.S. degree Required

Required Minimum License(s) and Certification(s):

All certifications are required upon hire unless otherwise stated.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapi

  • Basic Life Support or BLS - Instructor

  • Respiratory Care Prof

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or ACLS - Instructor or ACLS - Provisional

  • Neonatal Resuscitation Prvdr-Preferred or NRP - Instructor-Preferred or NRP-Provisional-Preferred

  • Pediatric Adv Life Support-Preferred or PALS - Instructor-Preferred or PALS - Provisional-Preferred

Required Minimum Experience:

Minimum 3 years of RT experience Required and
Minimum 2 years of leadership experience Required and
Active member of the AARC Required

Required Minimum Skills:

Demonstrates evidence of positive leadership abilities/interpersonal relationships including team building and problem-solving skills of above average clinical practice.
Strong communication organizational and computer skills.
Computer experience includes working knowledge of MS word, Excel, and Power Point
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