The Supervisor Respiratory Therapy plans, organizes and supervises the activities of the Respiratory staff to ensure the quality care of the patients. Assist in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE ROLE
Provides day-to-day supervision to the respiratory staff to ensure quality patient care is being delivered.
Maintains responsibility for optimal staffing levels.
Participates in behavioral interviews, annual evaluations and disciplinary process of employees.
Assists in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures.
Responsible for optimal utilization of supplies and equipment. Ensures repair and servicing of departmental equipment by biomedical services. Coordinates and ensures rental equipment usage is appropriate.
Assists in meeting the educational and developmental needs of the respiratory department and its patients. Participates in the learning experience of new employees and students, serves as a preceptor.
Serves as a role model for other persons in the department by displaying a positive attitude, encouraging teamwork and promoting positive guest relations.
Performs patient care in response to workload and staffing shortages.
Assists in continuous quality improvement activities. Assists in identifying appropriate indicators for department quality improvement programs. Assists Manager or Director in various corrective processes when problems are identified and investigated.
Will assume the responsibility of operation of the department in the absence of the department Manager/Director.
KEY SUCCESS FACTORS
Advanced understanding of Respiratory Care modalities, therapies, equipment and medications.
Ability to make tactical decisions around the allocation and direction of the work of supervised employees using established guidelines, policies and/or procedures.
Ability to make effective hiring and termination recommendations.
Ability to train, and evaluate performance of supervised staff.
General computer skills, including but not limited to: Microsoft Office, information security, scheduling and payroll systems, electronic medical documentation, and email.
Our competitive benefits package includes the following
Immediate eligibility for health and welfare benefits
401(k) savings plan with dollar-for-dollar match up to 5%
PTO accrual beginning Day 1
Note: Benefits may vary based upon position type and/or level
EDUCATION - Grad of an Accredited Program
EXPERIENCE - 2 Years of Experience
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP): Licensed by the State of Texas Medical Board as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
Registered Respiratory Therapi (RRT): Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board Respiratory Care.
Facility / Location: Hillcrest Medical Center - Waco, Texas
Department / Shift: Respiratory Therapy - FT Variable (8 hour shifts)
Baylor Scott & White Health (BSWH) is the largest not-for-profit health care system in Texas and one of the largest in the United States. With a commitment to and a track record of innovation, collaboration, integrity and compassion for the patient, BSWH stands to be one of the nation’s exemplary health care organizations. Our mission is to serve all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research as a Christian ministry of healing. Joining our team is not just accepting a job, it’s accepting a calling!