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Jordan Hospital Clinical Manager -Respiratory Therapy in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Promotes the philosophy, mission, goals and objectives of the institution and the department.

  • Responsible for 24 hour day-to-day operation of the Respiratory Therapy Department.

  • Maintains efficient clinical, financial and patient flow systems and improves same.

  • Responsible for all human resource activities such as hiring, terminations, evaluating and corrective action.

  • Ensures educational/professional staff development and improved knowledge of staff.

  • Ensures the clinical and behavioral competency of staff.

  • Ensures timely data collection, analysis of information and operational response to such information -- including payroll, FTE budget, supply and expense, patient/family satisfaction, and evidence-based clinically effective quality outcome measures.

  • Responsible for annual planning relative to service line and integration with organization's strategic plan.

  • Knowledgeable about day-to-day operations; appropriately delegates and prioritizes.

  • Ensures time schedules result in proper coverage for all shifts.

  • Ensures accreditation and regulatory compliance within the service line, including Joint Commission, DPH, OSHA and FDA.

  • Actively participates in hospital-wide quality improvement process activities.

  • Collaborates with Director to prepare and manage annual operating and capital equipment budgets.

  • In collaboration with Director, formulates, implements, reviews and revises policies, procedures and standards of patient care.

  • Addresses union issues and brings resolution to union grievances

  • Investigates and submits reports on unusual occurrences with necessary follow through.

  • Reviews, investigates and responds to patient complaints.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Five years of respiratory care experience. Two years’ experience in a leadership position.

  • Solid background in planning, organizing and supervising

  • Proven leadership experience, demonstrated problem solver.

  • Recent experience/knowledge of the latest, state-of-the-art respiratory equipment/technology/procedures.

  • Working knowledge of financial reports including operational/capital budgets.

  • Demonstrated skill in identifying, utilizing and scheduling staff.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and effective communication (oral and written) abilities.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle crisis situations in an effective, prompt, precise and professional manner.

    Education Required

  • Graduate of an accredited program for Respiratory Care.

  • Bachelor’s Degree; Master's Degree preferred

    Registration/Certification

  • Current RT license in Massachusetts.

  • National Board Certification in CRTT or RRT

  • AHA BLS Certification

  • AHA ACLS Certification

  • NALS Certification

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