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Director Respiratory Care - UNC Medical Center

Job ID: 12118
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Medical Center
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

Summary:

Responsible for the overall management responsibility of the assigned departments including strategic program planning, revenue generation, operational analysis, financial analysis, problem resolution, personnel management and quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI).

Responsibilities:

1. Accreditation - Ensures that internal and external regulatory standards on respiratory care practice are met or exceeded. This includes organizational policy and procedures as well as state, JCAHO, and other specified accrediting bodies. Integrate current scientific evidence with standards of practice.

2. Budget Management - Effectively uses clinical and financial information to establish and meet budgetary program goals. Implements strategies to increase revenue and cost-effectively manage personnel, supply, and equipment resources. Evaluates the impact of strategic fiscal changes on quality outcomes. Maintains a system of audit and internal controls concerning charge reconciliation, purchasing and Charge Data Master Maintenance.

3. Customer Satisfaction - Ensures high customer satisfaction. Communicates patient satisfaction results, letters and comments to staff and leads monthly initiatives to improve consumer satisfaction with care and services. Advocates for consumers within the organization, in particular for vulnerable or at risk populations.

4. Human Resource Management - Effectively manages human resources. Creates an environment conducive to recruiting and retaining staff. Applies organizational policy and procedures in hiring, promoting, transferring and terminating staff. Provides staff with annual performance feedback and opportunity to set professional goals. Integrates scientific evidence regarding retention of staff into department planning.

5. Quality of Care - Assures development and implementation of outcomes management and associated performance targets, including but not limited to patient satisfaction surveys, physician relations and continuing education. Monitors variances and recommends and implements corrective action.

6. Strategic Planning - Actively participates in the overall vision, mission, direction, goals and objectives of the department. Directs the strategic planning process, establishes and achieves long range goals, and ensures the implementation of strategic business plans.

Qualifications

Education Requirements:
● Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy, Hospital Administration, Business Administration or related field is required. Master's degree preferred.
Licensure/Certification Requirements:
● Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the NC Respiratory Care Board.
● Registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
Professional Experience Requirements:
●  Seven (7) years of experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Five (5) years of experience as a respiratory care manager or supervisor
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Able to work in a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment. Interpersonal communication skills necessary to work with hospital employees, physicians, patients, family members and community professionals. Ability to work flexible hours to meet Department needs.


Job Details

Legal Employer: STATE

Entity: UNC Medical Center

Organization Unit: Respiratory Therapy 

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: US:NC:Chapel Hill

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes


This is a State position employed by UNC Health Care System.
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