BJC Careers

Respiratory Care Coordinator

Saint Louis, MO
Respiratory and Pulmonary


Job Description

Job ID: 1177701
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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Role Purpose

Provides coordination for Respiratory Care services in a leadership capacity including overseeing staffing and workloads. Ensure daily clinical operations achieve and comply with established hospital and departmental policies, procedures, and meets all applicable regulations and standards. Fulfills all requirements and responsibilities of the RRT, demonstrating a high level of expertise and scientific knowledge including best practices and is able to serve as a resource to others. Acts as a liaison with other departments to facilitate quick resolution of issues to ensure patients are provided safe and effective care.


Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight for daily respiratory care operational activities that support patient care by determining level of staffing needs. Is able to collect and analyze information to project staffing plans for upcoming shift/shifts.
  • Performs and coordinates various diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory procedures according to established standards, procedures, guidelines and policies. Applies respiratory knowledge and demonstrates a high level of clinical expertise, including the ability to serve as a resource to others by providing education and training about respiratory treatments and procedures.
  • Displays appropriate leadership skills in leading people, demonstrating trust, dignity and respect along with high ethical standards and behaviors, teamwork and accountability. Effectively communicates by participating in the exchange of information.
  • Manages multiple priorities and applies effective time management skills, using downtime for work related activities such as coaching and mentoring others. Works effectively in a team-based environment especially during stressful situations involving quickly changing priorities. Is able to analyze critical situations and applies appropriate judgment and critical thinking for problem resolution.
  • Continuously improves and takes the initiative to develop self and others. Stays current on operational issues, priorities, policies, procedures, best practices and advances related to respiratory care.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Sup
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • RRT

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
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    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer