Respiratory Care Supervisor - West Campus (7p - 7a)

 
Position: Respiratory Care Supervisor - West Campus (7p - 7a)

Job ID: 140520

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC OP & ANCILARY ADMIN

Talent Area: Respiratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p - 7a

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy. To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org

Summary:

We are searching for a Respiratory Care Supervisor - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll promote Respiratory department development and provide clinical direction and education to therapists and students. You’ll also provide high quality advanced patient care; developmentally and age appropriate manner for patients ages 0 – adulthood within the scope of demonstrated competencies.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Provides clinical leadership and serves as an instructor/mentor
  • Plans, coordinates and presents educational in-services to department staff, hospital staff, physicians or community in collaboration with our organizations educators
  • Participates in the design and development of the department new employee orientation and orients new staff
  • Performs patient care and related activities
  • Performs patient care and related activities (assessment, medication delivery, airway clearance, ventilatory support) within the scope of their training and responsibilities (demonstrating advanced clinical skills), meeting the productivity/time management expectations according to hospital guidelines
  • Facilitates/promotes program development and departmental/interdepartmental performance improvement
  • Demonstrates initiative in the design and implementation of program development
  • Provides operational leadership to our organizations Respiratory Department
  • Assists with coordination of schedules including coverage for call ins, timekeeping, and Clairvia
  • Works with leadership to develop long term planning for the Respiratory Care department, determine resources, and training needs to fulfill plans


Qualifications:

  • A graduate of A.M.A. approved Respiratory Care program with Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Care or other related field
  • A current license to practice respiratory care in the State of Texas (from the Texas Department of Health)
  • Certification issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Certification in basic cardiac life support
  • A minimum of five years experience in pediatric/neonatal Respiratory Care preferred


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