The Manager of Respiratory Therapy is responsible for overseeing patient care and personnel activities for the Respiratory Therapy department. Responsibilities include staffing, clinical support and expertise, supply management, identifying educational needs of staff, arranging staff inservices, acting as a clinical liaison between the department and other hospital nursing and ancillary departments, and assisting with the recruitment of new employees.Performs direct patient care as required; assigns staff workloads in accordance with productivity and budgetary guidelines.
Minimum Education:Graduate of an approved and accredited Respiratory Therapy program with an associate degree required; Bachelorï¿½s degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: : 3 to 5 years experience providing acute and critical Respiratory Care procedures in a moderate to large size hospital setting is required. Proficient with the management of Adult mechanical ventilators, working knowledge of various Respiratory Care protocols (oxygen therapy, ventilator management, aerosol therapy).Experience providing level two neonatal and pediatric respiratory care is highly preferred. Management experience is required.
Required Certifications/Registrations/Licenses: Current South Carolina Licensed Respiratory Therapist; BLS Certification is required upon hire; ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications required within 90 days of hire. Registered Respiratory Therapist Credential is required.
Job: Managers and Directors
Primary Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina
Facility: Piedmont Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005004641
About Piedmont Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.