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Associate Manager of Respiratory Therapy

Company: Banner Health
Location: Fallon
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Fallon, NevadaDepartment Name:Respiratory Thrpy-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareHelp change health care; help change the world. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.Fallon is surrounded by wide-open spaces, internationally known wetlands, historic Pony Express trails, state parks, hiking opportunities, and places to go off-road. Play outdoors for a while then come back into town for some indoor, Nevada-style fun, great dinner, and entertainment.As an Associate Manager of Respiratory Therapy at Banner Churchill Community Hospital, you can lead the Respiratory department, managing the business side and quality of care for both inpatient and outpatient settings in a small rural hospital. This individual will have 6-10 direct reports and will also work with multidisciplinary teams as a part of the leadership team in the facility. This leader will also be able to help staff with patient care when needed and respond to codes when in house.This is a full time, salaried role, working Monday - Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm. If you're looking to work alongside a great team within a tight knit hospital, this role is for you - apply today! Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.Located in Fallon, Nev., Banner Churchill Community Hospital is a 25-bed licensed hospital offering the most comprehensive array of medical services in rural northern Nevada. We provide comprehensive and emergency care, including an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. This makes us one of only two hospital-operated paramedic/EMT/EMS providers in northern Nevada. Our location in Fallon - a short drive from both Reno and Lake Tahoe - offers a wealth of lifestyle advantages, including rustic, rural charm, along with a recreational wonderland of outdoor sports, such as boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, horseback riding and off-roading.POSITION SUMMARY
This position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients and leadership to staff. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient needs and in collaboration with physician and other medical staff. This position is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered to patients.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Facilitates daily clinical operations, providing leadership, encouraging teamwork and maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of available personnel through preparation and distribution of daily work assignments.

2. Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and directs the workflow for the staff. This position is also accountable for participating in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives.

3. Participates in the orientation, training and continuing development of staff and provides focused education to other healthcare providers.

4. Assesses work in progress and modification of assignments as changes in demand and types of services occur, optimizing patient outcomes.

5. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for staff and physicians for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues.

6. Establishes and promotes a collaborative relationship with physicians and other members of the health care team.

7. Assists in the development, modification and implementation of departmental programs, processes, policies and procedures.

8. Provides daily clinical operational, financial and managerial leadership. Internal customers: All levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary health care team. External Customers: Physicians and their office staff, community agencies, vendors and regulatory agencies.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Associates or technical degree.

Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must possess valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

In-depth knowledge of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through three years of clinical experience and one year of supervisory experience. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff and other healthcare personnel.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Sparks , Associate Manager of Respiratory Therapy, Healthcare , Fallon, Nevada

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