Provides oversight and maintains responsibility for the performance and operation of a specific shift and area of service in Respiratory Care Services on OHSU's Marquam Hill and South Waterfront locations. Oversees performance and workflow on a daily basis, taking corrective action where necessary to ensure functionality, utilization and availability. Effectively manages staff such that departmental standards and expectations are realized.
Respiratory Care Services provides a variety of specialized therapeutic interventions and diagnostic procedures, as ordered by physicians, to patients with pulmonary disorders.
Direct supervision - Functions as advisor to direct reports. Analyzes and resolves problems, interprets policies (i.e., fiscal management, HR, contracts) and demonstrates solid knowledge of processes and protocols for budgets, funds, or HR management. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action. Supervises staff to ensure accountability and stewardship of department resources (operation, financial and human) in compliance with departmental goals and objectives.
Human Resources Management Responsible for the performance management of all direct reports, within departmental guidelines. Mentors, coaches and develops staff in the achievement of operational goals, and provides opportunities for staff development and advancement. Approves and audits employee leave, and monitors timekeeping and attendance.
Department Operations Promotes a customer-focused service model. Monitors patient satisfaction and/or performance indicators to ensure department is meeting its goals. Oversees daily flow of work, scheduling and assigning work as needed. Works closely with key partners to improve efficiencies within the department. Serves as a model for customer service and assists frontline staff when necessary. Recommends and implements operational and facility changes as needed.
Communication Fosters a positive work environment. Treats direct reports, co-workers, clients, vendors, members of the public and management with courtesy and respect. Communicates with subordinates in a clear, concise, accurate and timely manner.
Current, valid Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner's (LRCP) credential issued by the Health Licensing Office for the State of Oregon
Current, valid Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) (upon hire).
Minimum of an associate degree from a respiratory therapy education program supported or accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care (CoARC).
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers issued by the American Heart Association.
1-2 years of previous Respiratory Care lead or supervisor experience.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care, Healthcare Administration, or core science (chemistry, biology, etc.).
Knowledge of adult learning theories.
Strong communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to build teams and integrate existing teams.
Database queries and reporting, data analysis, Lean methodologies.
Adult Critical Care Specialty (ACCS) credential issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Neonatal/Pediatric Specialty (NPS) credential issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC).
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) issued by the American Heart Association.
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) issued by the American Heart Association.
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