Respiratory Care Coordinator

Job Description

Job ID: 1186166
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.
 
Facts at a Glance:                                                                    
•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)
•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations
•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health
•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region
•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958
•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers
•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital
•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

The Respiratory Care Department provides inpatients and outpatients with high-quality therapeutic and testing services.


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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
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    Additional Job Information

  • 36 Hours per Week -
  • Sign-On Bonus Eligible -
  • Nights - 12 hour shifts in clinical areas, may start at 5, 6, or 7 pm -
  • Weekend Rotation as Required by Department -
  • Benefits Eligible -

  • 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