In collaboration with assigned director, manages the day-to-day operations of the hospital's Respiratory Therapy Department. Supports departmental, hospital and system initiatives. Serves as a representative for Respiratory Therapy on various hospital committees, meetings, task forces, etc. Participates in staff in-services, continuous quality improvement efforts and all regulatory inspections, as required. Completes department productivity and payroll reports, as assigned. Oversees staffing schedules and assignments. Delegates, oversees and guides staff in carrying out their respective duties. As needed, collaborates with other members of the health care team and family members in planning, implementing and evaluating patients plan of care. Identifies the need for policy development and/or revision, defines policies in collaboration with higher level management input, goals and objectives. Oversees or directs the development and/or revision of department procedures/protocols. Approves procedures/protocols and/or seeks other departmental approvals as appropriate. Develops, monitors and revises functional processes. Provides input into the development and revision of organizational structure for function. Approves personnel actions such as hires, fires, disciplines, etc. Ensures the timely completion of performance appraisals. Develops current to intermediate goals and measures for the department. Measures and assesses performance. As requested, assists in long range goal development. Assists in development of and monitors budget for the department. Monitors activities for and ensures compliance with laws, government regulations, JCAHO requirements and DMC policies. As directed, implements external and internal audit recommendations. Ensures hospital departments achieve objectives for diversity of their suppliers. [BRASSRING IMPORT 10/21/16] #LI-JH1
1.Bachelorâ��s degree in a related technical or administrative discipline, or the equivalent combination of education and/or experience.Masterâ��s degree preferred.
2.Two to three years progressively more responsible supervisory/leadership experience in a clinical setting.
3.Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
4.Licensure to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in the State of Michigan.
5.BLS certification required.
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Sinai-Grace Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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