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Service Line Respiratory Manager, Atrium Health

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Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 32644
Job Family: Respiratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 51011028333316-Respiratory Care Administration
Location: Atrium Corporate Operations


This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus! Registered Respiratory Therapists are eligible for a $10,0000 sign-on bonus with a 2-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 and coordinates the activities of the Respiratory Care Department to include team member administration, budget development and control, and patient care management. Maintains clinical and professional competence in the supervision and care of patients of all ages.

Essential Functions

  • Maintains team member records. Manages technical supervision of team members. Approves all team member/payroll matters, including timekeeping, performance appraisals, team member relations, orientation and continuing education.
  • Compiles statistical data from all areas of the department for the preparation of the departmental annual budget.
  • Develops and manages the department budget in accordance with administrative guidelines. Compiles statistical data from all areas of the Department for the preparation of the Department annual budget.
  • Develops and manages the implementation of technical policies and to include current policy and procedure manuals in accordance with Joint Commission.
  • Provides and assesses effectiveness of patient and family education.
  • Adheres to Policies and Standards regarding the Hospital’s patient safety goals.
  • Interacts effectively with physicians, and other departments in providing continuity of patient care. Maintains competency as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) for providing care to patients of all ages. Utilizes educational programs to upgrade and keep abreast of changes in Respiratory Care.
  • Utilizes electronic medical record and its interface with the Respiratory Care Department.
  • Approves the purchase and repair of capital equipment. Maintains an inventory control of all equipment and supplies in the department.


Physical Requirements
Requires repetitive physical activity. Able to walk and stand to perform duties. Ability to lift materials 20-50 pounds. Ability to move patients of all age groups. Adequate hearing and eyesight is necessary. Exposures to working environment that may include odors, low lighting, and crowded working conditions. Must be able to speak and understand English.

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 five years in a Respiratory Care Department or a RRT equivalent with a minimum of eight to ten years in a Respiratory Care Department required. Working knowledge of all phases of Respiratory Care technology pertinent to this position plus two years of management experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Basic Life Support for healthcare providers thru the American Heart Association required. E vidence of active membership in the national chapter of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) is required. Advanced certificates per facility policy.


Job Description Addendum
Job Code: 8536
Job Title: Manager – Respiratory Services
Specialty Area: Pulmonary Rehab
Effective Date: 12/19/21
Additional Essential Functions
• Manage service line programs that support all respiratory departments
• Manage service line initiatives that support System strategies, and goals
• Serves as service line liaison for AH Medical Pulmonary Group
• Develop and support Respiratory standardization work and processes
• Manage and support Pulmonary Rehab Programs
• Manage and support Hospital @ Home Respiratory Department
• Aligns Respiratory clinical work as needed
• Manages and follows Human Resources and regulatory requirements for assigned departments
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