Respiratory Program - Lead

Job Description

Job ID: 1187997
Employment Status: Full-Time
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Role Purpose

Oversees daily operations of Respiratory Care in acute services. Oversees staffing and workload distribution for assigned programs and collaborates with other program and discipline leads to assure patient care needs are met. Assures that daily workflow is effective and promotes proactive problem solving among team members. Works under the direction of a supervisor, in collaboration with discipline leads and clinical specialists to assure regulatory standards are met. Assists the supervisor with management of the programs and serves as a resource / contact with customers such as patients, families, nurses, case managers and physicians.


Responsibilities

  • Assists with researching, evaluating, selecting and implementing systems which improve efficiency of assigned program and related operations.
  • Makes appropriate recommendations and consults with interdisciplinary teams to develop a plan of care based on the patient's expected outcome.
  • Provides consultation, evaluation and treatment services for patients ordered on therapy based on each patient's needs and delivers services in accordance with a written plan of care and policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Coordinates the daily activities of the programs in collaboration with hospital or campus interdisciplinary teams.
  • Supports supervisors and coordinators in organizing clinical and technical activities.

  • 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

  • 40 Hours per Week -
  • Days - 8 hour shifts, may start at 6, 7, 8, or 9 am -
  • 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