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Coordinator Respiratory Therapy

Job ID: 5109
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: UNC REX Healthcare
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 30,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:
Serves as Respiratory Therapist and assists in coordinating staffing and training activities for other therapists in the department.


Responsibilities:
1. Implements appropriate pulmonary education plan according to the individualized needs of the patient with full consideration of patient safety needs.
2. Supervises the activity of the clinical staff.
3. Provides objective performance evaluations of the clinical staff.
4. Coordinates clinical staff scheduling.
5. Coordinates and supervises orientation of new respiratory care personnel.
6. Assists in the determination and implementation of cost effective procedures.
7. Recommends new policies and procedures, and revisions of such to the manager.
8. Responsible for the clinical proficiency of the respiratory care staff.
9. Coordinates cardiopulmonary continuing education events for the respiratory care staff and allied health personnel.
10. Participates as a cardiopulmonary resource liaison in hospital related committees, training sessions and other activities.
11. Maintains accurate department records.


Other Information

Other information:
Education Requirements:
● Associate’s degree from an accredited school of Respiratory Care required at time of hire. Bachelor's Degree must be obtained within three (3) years of hire.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● RRT with adult and neonatal intensive care experience required. ACLS , BCLS , NRP , PALS , RRT
Professional Experience Requirements:
● Requires three (3) years of previous related experience and/or training in the field of respiratory therapy.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
● LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret clinical information, professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to document clinical information. Ability to write reports and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions from patients, physicians, family members and groups of managers. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Job Details

Legal Employer: NCHEALTH

Entity: UNC REX Healthcare

Organization Unit: Rex Respiratory Care 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Raleigh

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: No



This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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