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Respiratory Therapy Manager

Company: Boulder Community Health
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Full Time, Days. 40 hours/week.$10,000 Sign On Bonus available for new hires.Pay range is between $38.96-$58.44/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience.Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.POSITION SUMMARYPerforms primary functions of a manager in planning, marketing, assessing, implementing, program development, evaluating the operation of this department; strives to promote teamwork inter and intra-departmentally, working professionally with the community and physicians; adheres to the philosophy, mission and objectives of Boulder Community Hospital, and CARF/Joint Commission accreditation requirementsUpon request of the physician, and/or registered nurse, or per protocol initiates and performs basic and advanced respiratory care techniques and with knowledge sets up, operates and maintains various types of respiratory care equipment utilized in the diagnosis and treatment of respiratory disease and/or illness. Under the direction of the department director, utilizes management skills to perform day-to-day operations for the provision of respiratory care services. Provides consultation and technical assistance to physicians, nursing personnel and other clinical personnel regarding respiratory care treatments, procedures and ventilator management. Maintains and supports quality monitoring activities.JOB QUALIFICATIONSEducation or Formal Training.Degree in Respiratory Therapy as required by CRT or RRT with the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC)Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)Certified or Registered by NBRCBLSKnowledge, Skill and AbilityAdaptability and flexibility; Adapts easily when a patient plan of care or workflow changes; works in continually changing conditions.Adapts as health care evolves and engages in regular continuing education aimed at refining their clinical knowledge and skills to improve patient outcomes.Compassion and patience; Provides emotional support, sympathetic to patients' needs (i.E., special attention and care or working with a specific patient for long periods of time).Considers the business side of department operations and makes decisions that are beneficial for clinical practice, financial stewardship, and employee engagement.Highly detail-oriented with an attention to quality.High levels of critical thinking and strong problem-solving skills.Keen analytic, organization and problem-solving skills which support and enable sound decision making. Keeps track of responsibilities and meets deadlines and goals.Provides leadership by expressing point of view, being receptive to a wide variety of ideas, arguments, and information.Expresses views diplomatically and accepts changing their conclusions.Reliable attendance and commitment. Is present; is relied upon to do the right thing and is consistent with follow-through.Self-sufficient; Takes the initiative and completes work without undue supervisionSituational awareness, critical thinking, sound judgment, problem solving, oral and written communication skills, time management, and leadership organization.Ability to coach, council and educate staff to current neonate through adult respiratory carePhysically capable to work 8-10 hours/day; hearing and visual acuity sufficient for individual and group situations (with or without aid), flexibility to work in continually changing condition.Ability to work alone and make independent decisions, which will affect others.Need to maintain confidential material and happenings.Ability to provide supervision to a variety and often large number of personsKnowledge of each discipline's theory and practiceManages and monitors budget and productivity needs and limitations and addresses them proactively.Ability to recognize and instill quality serviceFunction as a team memberMaintain a professional manner.ExperienceFive+ years' experience as a Respiratory Therapist working with a broad spectrum of respiratory.Must be knowledgeable in the domain of inpatient and outpatient respiratory therapy.Three-year management and supervisory experience preferred.SUPERVISORY DUTIESManages staff in the Respiratory Therapy DepartmentESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESAccomplishes department objectives by managing staff; planning and evaluatingdepartment activities.Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.Ensures a safe, secure, and legal work environment.Develops personal growth opportunities.Accomplishes staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.Coaches, counsels, and disciplines employees.WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIESProvide respiratory care services to patients of all ages 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in all appropriate units/areas within the hospital. Requires walking, bending, lifting, pushing, repetitive compressing, stretching.While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat and sit.The employee must be able to consistently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 10 pounds, frequently support, push, pull and/or lift up to 30 pounds and occasionally support, push, pull and/or transfer up to 50 pounds (for example, moving a patient from a wheelchair to a bed.)Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, ColoradoUncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplaceLocation: Boulder Community Health - Respiratory TherapySchedule: Full-time, Days 8 hour shifts, days

Keywords: Boulder Community Health, Denver , Respiratory Therapy Manager, Executive , Lakewood, Colorado

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