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Supervisor, Respiratory Care

Emory
Atlanta, GA 30303
  • Job Code
    9611_80836
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JOB DESCRIPTION: Functions as a competent Respiratory Care Practitioner to provide advanced respiratory care to patients of all ages (i.e., neonates, infants, pediatric patients, and adults). In addition, the Respiratory Supervisor assumes an active leadership role under the direction of the department director, assistant director, and manager, in the development of Respiratory Care Services. The Respiratory Supervisor ensures that all staff are competency verified and leads the process of continuing quality improvement. Demonstrates mastery in the knowledge and skills of their specialized designated area of practices. Works collaboratively as a member of the department leadership team, taking a proactive role to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the department. Maintains knowledge and competency skills that are appropriate to the assigned patient demographics (i.e., neonates, infants, pediatric patients, adults). Assist educator with implementation of new equipment, guidelines, standards, and orientation. Provides and manages advanced learning opportunities for staff (i.e., time away from clinical duties, conferences, seminars, continuing education credits, etc.). Provides regular competency assessments and reviews of high risk or low frequency procedures. Plans, conducts, and follows up on departmental goals to ensure the achievement of targeted objectives. Manages workflow and appropriate staffing levels through scheduling, delegation, supervision, and resource management. Completes employee performance evaluations and progressive disciplinary actions in a timely manner. Exemplifies professionalism and serves as a role model for staff. Demonstrates motivation, discipline, and accountability with research and QI projects. Investigates methods and processes to improve performance, quality, and reduce costs. Improves and updates Respiratory Guidelines, as indicated by evidence-based practices. Maintains an up-to-date clinical and scientific knowledge of respiratory care procedures, equipment, and medications. Provides oversight, input, and assistance to developing departmental and operational budgets. Demonstrates proficiency in technology to promote communication, safety concerns, and documentation of care (CERNER, BCMA, email, websites, patient database). Develops and implements action plans to achieve departmental goals that align with Emory Health Care. Embraces EHC service culture. Communicates effectively with staff, nurses, physicians, and members of the interdisciplinary team. Develops a professional working relationship and promotes teamwork among members of the interdisciplinary team. Ensures operating efficiencies and the provision of quality services for internal and external stakeholders. Proactively maintains a safe environment for patients and staff. Identifies patient care issues, acts towards a resolution, service recovery, and communicates with the service area manager(s).

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Licensed as a Respiratory Care Professional (RCP) in the state of Georgia . Must be registered as a Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care. (NBRC). BLS certification required. ACLS for Adult Critical Care or NRP for Neonatal Critical Care certification required depending on the supervisor's clinical specialty. Bachelors degree preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (Medium): 20-50 lbs; 0-33% of the work day (occasionally); 11-25 lbs, 34-66% of the workday (frequently); 01-10 lbs, 67-100% of the workday (constantly); Lifting 50 lbs max; Carrying of objects up to 25 lbs; Occasional to frequent standing & walking, Occasional sitting, Close eye work (computers, typing, reading, writing), Physical demands may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.

ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Factors affecting environment conditions may vary depending on the assigned work area and tasks. Environmental exposures include, but are not limited to: Blood-borne pathogen exposure Bio-hazardous waste Chemicals/gases/fumes/vapors Communicable diseases Electrical shock , Floor Surfaces, Hot/Cold Temperatures, Indoor/Outdoor conditions, Latex, Lighting, Patient care/handling injuries, Radiation , Shift work, Travel may be required. Use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, environmental conditions may vary depending on assigned work area and work tasks.





Posted: 2021-11-11 Expires: 2021-12-10
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