Respiratory Therapy Supervisor - #7930844

North Austin Medical Center


Date: May 2, 2021
City: Austin, TX
Contract type: Full time
North Austin Medical Center

Description


Do you have the career opportunities as a Respiratory Care Supervisor you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.



At St. David’s North Austin Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:




  • Student Loan Repayment




  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs




  • Paid Personal Leave




  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)




  • Identity Theft Protection discounts




  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options




  • Adoption Assistance



  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)






You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Respiratory Care Supervisor like you to be a part of our team


As the Supervisory for Respiratory Care, you will be responsible for the overall operation of the department. You will orient, evaluate, and document competency of personnel. You will establish, maintain, and revise departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, performance improvement, and safety. You will maintain departmental expenses and productivity as budgeted. You will oversee respiratory care as delivered by the Respiratory Therapy department




  • You will demonstrate competency in proper airway care including, as applicable: airway suctioning, oral and nasal airway care, cuff pressure monitoring, and extubation

  • You will demonstrate competency in the performance of routine patient assessment and in the ability to correctly recognize and interpret respiratory dysfunction


  • You will gain competency in new procedures that are incorporated into the department’s practices in a timely fashion

  • You will assist with daily operations including, but not limited to, shift staffing, supply ordering, equipment and supply inventory, oversee rental equipment, charge capture, daily reports, employee evaluations, employee rounding, scheduling, HR disciplinary processes, annual employee competencies, blood gas documentation and clinical documentation



St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 425-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, Heart and Vascular Center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital. St. David’s Surgical Hospital, which opened in October 2016, is a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.



HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.



If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Respiratory Care Supervisor opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.






Experience


  • Three years previous Registered Respiratory Therapist experience in an acute care setting



  • Two years previous Shift coordinator/Relief Charge experience in Respiratory Therapy



Education


  • Graduate of an American Medical Association accredited Respiratory Therapy program



  • Bachelor's degree in Allied Health Management, Business, or Respiratory Therapy - preferred



Licenses and Certifications


  • Current licensure in Texas as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)



  • Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC).



  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required as per St David's Healthcare policy



  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required as per St. David's Healthcare policy



  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certifications from the American Heart Association (AHA)


  • New hires have 6 months from start date to obtain ACLS, NRP, and PALS certifications

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