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Supervisor - Respiratory Therapy, Atrium Health Union, FT

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Monroe, NC, United States
Job ID: 14570
Job Family: Respiratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Night
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11081005633313-Respiratory Care
Location: AH Union Main - 600 Hospital Drive

Overview

This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus! Registered Respiratory Therapists are eligible for a $10,0000 sign-on bonus with a 3-year commitment for full time and some part-time positions. In addition to our robust benefits packages and paid time off, you are eligible to participate in the Respiratory Clinical Ladder after 6-months employment.

Job Summary

Supervises individuals who perform all aspects of services rendered by the Cardiopulmonary Services department throughout the facility. Consults with physicians on the effectiveness of therapy, makes appropriate recommendations and provides direction to the nursing staff. Assists staff in direct patient care duties to include diagnostics and therapeutics.



Essential Functions

  • Coordinates and Supervises clinical activities of the cardiopulmonary staff.
  • Assures the appropriate quality of care is administered as designated by physician orders or protocol.
  • Conducts orientation for new employees and coordinates continual education of staff.
  • Maintains & evaluates supplies and equipment.
  • Assures that JCAHO standards and organization clinical policies are being followed.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of departmental goals.
  • Provides direct patient care as needed.

     

Physical Requirements
Position requires repetitive physical activity with considerable walking and standing. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Work requires the ability to move patients of all age groups and equipment. May be exposed to odors, low lighting, and crowded working conditions. Must have intact sense of sight, hearing, smell and touch.



Education, Experience and Certifications

Graduate of an AMA-approved school of Respiratory Care required. Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care required. Currently licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner for the state of North Carolina required. Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy with a minimum of two years in a Respiratory Care Department or a RRT equivalent with a minimum of five years in a Respiratory Care Department required. Working knowledge of all phases of Respiratory Care technology pertinent to this position. Bachelor's degree preferred. Basic Life Support for healthcare providers thru the American Heart Association required. Advanced certificates per facility policy