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Clinical Respiratory Specialist Levine Children's Hospital

Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28203

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 200882

Position Number: 00168601

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details:

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: LCH Respiratory Care

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details: 

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit carolinashealthcare.org/AtriumHealth

 

 

Job Summary
Coordinates and delegates departmental functions so that all respiratory employees are educated and compliant with ace modules, licensure and yearly competencies. Keeps abreast of all changes relevant to Cerner and will serve on the SNAAP committee and provide input as applicable. Acts as key person in new employee departmental education and works with the director in the health literacy collaborative by researching the relationship of functional health literacy to patients' knowledge of their chronic disease.

Essential Functions

 

 

  • Coordinates department activities and programs related Cemer and electronic documentation, is proficient with the hospital computer system and its interface with the Respiratory Care Department.
  • Provides support and oversight for department participation in patient discharge planning to reduce disparities in self-management, therefore reducing re-admissions for patients with COPD.
  • Provides support and assistance for various department meetings.
  • Works with physicians to ensure a smooth transition into Pulmonary Rehab post discharge.
  • Coordinates various other business related Department activities to include but not limited to ACE modules, PPD testing, Travel, Risk Management, HIPPA, Privacy, Corporate Compliance, Safety Programs and Peer Interview Program.

Physical Requirements
Works in office environment. Sitting for extended periods of time. Writing and use of a computer is a significant pan of daily activities. Walking.

Education, Experience and Certifications
Licensed as a Respiratory Care Provider by the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board required. Registered as a RRT through the National Board for Respiratory Care required. Associates Degree in Respiratory Therapy and 2 years of critical care experience in an acute care facility or a RRT equivalent with a minimum of 4 years of critical care experience in an acute care facility is required. Bachelors preferred. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider from AHA is required. Advanced certification per facility.

 

***Will  have Trach/Vent Navigator responsibilities***

 

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

 

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

 

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer


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