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Supervisor of Respiratory Care - Nights - Edmond

Company: Integris Health
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Supv Respiratory Care
Job Code: 5026Position Summary:
Performs, plans, and coordinates the daily work activities of respiratory therapists in accordance with policies in compliance to all applicable regulatory and licensing boards.Essential Functions:
' Supervises, schedules, and coordinates daily activities and work assignments for the Respiratory Care department.
' Assists with administrative activities and acts as clinical resource. Works collaboratively with other members of the health care team to provide appropriate patient therapy.
' Ensures the proper set up, assembly, cleaning, and restocking of equipment and supplies. Assists with inventory control of equipment carts.
' Observes universal and/or specialized precautions in carrying out daily responsibilities.
' Assists with development and implementation of formal training and orientation programs for staff.
' Administers, interprets, and ensures compliance with departmental policies and procedures.
' Provides on-going informal performance feedback, addresses problems, orients and trains employees, verifies competency and identifies and suggests ways to develop skills.
' Works collaboratively with other members of the health care team to determine the appropriateness of prescribed therapy and to establish achievable goals for the patient's identified pathophysiological state.
' Staff Resource: Serves as a clinical resource to medical staff and other health professionals concerning respiratory care. Performs respiratory therapy services to patients, including oxygen therapy, Postural drainage and chest physiotherapy, aerosol therapy, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, airway management, ventilator management, Pulmonary Rehab., Holter monitoring, EKG Cardiac stress testing, and Pulmonary Function Study
' Provides teaching and communicates instructions to patient and/or family for use and indication of R.T.
' Delivers a variety of pharmaceutical agents needed for treatments
' Serves as a member of the CPR (code blue) teamAccountability:
The Supervisor Respiratory Care reports to the Manager Respiratory Therapy.Required Physical Demands (Subject to Reasonable Accommodation):
Keyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the time
Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exits up to 2/3 of the time
Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull): Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)
Talking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): Yes
Seeing: Yes
Hearing: Yes
Color Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): Yes
This position may have additional or varied physical demand and/or respiratory fit test requirements. Please consult the Physical Demands Project SharePoint site or contact Risk Management/Employee Health for additional information.Strength (Lift/Carry/Push/Pull) : Medium (Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, or 10 to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects)Standing/Walking: Constantly; activity exists 2/3 or more of the timeKeyboarding/Dexterity: Occasionally; activity exists up to 1/3 of the timeTalking (Must be able to effectively communicate verbally): YesSeeing: YesHearing: YesColor Acuity (Must be able to distinguish and identify colors): YesEnvironmental Conditions:
Potential for exposure to hazardous risks, including potential for exposure to infections and communicable diseases, blood and body fluids, electrical equipment, chemicals. Potential for bodily injury related to lifting and incidents of workplace violence. Must follow universal safety precautions. Potential for exposure to constant interruptions, noise, disagreeable odors, and assorted chemicals. May have multiple floors assigned per shift. May be required to be on call status.
Qualifications:

  • Graduate of a Registry Eligible Respiratory Therapy School
    • Current Respiratory Care Practitioner License (RRT) issued by the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure and Supervision (OSBMLS).
      • 2 years experience in a leadership role preferred
        • BLS and ACLS or PALS certification or must obtain within 60 days of hire.
          • Must be able to communicate effectively in English (Verbal/Written)
            • This job requires the incumbents to operate an INTEGRIS-owned vehicle OR personal vehicle (non INTEGRIS-owned) and therefore must have a current Drivers License from the state of residence, driving record which is acceptable to our insurance carrier and auto insurance verification.

Keywords: Integris Health, Oklahoma City , Supervisor of Respiratory Care - Nights - Edmond, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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