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The Respiratory Therapy Supervisor assists in supervising and coordinating the daily activities of the Respiratory Therapy department, ensures compliance with applicable policies, procedures, regulatory, and accreditation standards, and assists leadership in maintaining the highest degree of clinical/operational performance and customer experience.
Essential Functions & Responsibilities:
Participates in the selection, hiring, and orientation for staff; and in all phases of the performance management process (planning, feedback/coaching/appraisal).
Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion and coordinates activities with other leaders.
Assists Respiratory management in developing, administering, and monitoring the departmental budget to ensure cost-effective operations within authorized budget allocations.
Assists with the development, revision, and enforcement of departmental policies, procedures, protocols, and standards to ensure quality care, efficiency, and procedural compliance.
Oversees scheduling and performance of patient's treatments to ensure smooth daily operations and quality services.
Monitors Respiratory Services quality and safety.
Oversees operations and supervises section's resources to assure efficient and effective performance of services provided.
Monitoring and facilitating patient flow and exam prioritization;
Ensuring equipment and supplies are available and working properly
Facilitating coverage of unscheduled staff vacancies
Approving the calling in of back-up or retention of existing staff as needed
Resolving customer service and quality/performance issues
Ensuring completion of daily safety checks and other required quality checks
Leads staff meetings with department leadership to communicate information, discuss safety/quality/regulatory issues, and monitor continued understanding and compliance with MWH and departmental policies.
Maintains competency in the use of EPIC, and other information management systems and serves as a resource to staff regarding the functionality of these systems.
Initiates performance improvement activities for Respiratory Therapy utilizing a FOCUS PDCA (Plan, Do, Check, Act) approach to improvement.
Serves as a liaison between staff, physicians, other healthcare providers, nurse leaders and customers.
Establishes effective work relationships and maintains effective communications with all customers.
Evaluates and resolves customer satisfaction and quality/performance issues in a timely manner.
Conducts subject research, evaluates, recommends, and implements new programs, services, technologies, and operations tools in collaboration with department and physician leaders.
Maintains skills in clinical respiratory therapy by taking clinical assignments as needed.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate's degree in Respiratory Therapy required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner in good standing within the Commonwealth of Virginia required.
American Heart Associate (AHA) BLS and ACLS required.
NRP certification required within 6 months from date of hire.
Five (5) years clinical Respiratory Therapy experience required.
One to two (1-2) years leadership experience required.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
A Not-for-Profit Regional Healthcare System Dedicated to Excellence. From our humble beginnings in Fredericksburg, Virginia as an eight-room hospital to our modern not-for-profit regional system, Mary Washington Healthcare has seen enormous growth and development in the past 100 years. Today, we are made up of two hospitals and 28 healthcare facilities and wellness services. Community leaders volunteer on our Board of Trustees in order to guide the continued growth and direction of our health care system.