Respiratory Therapy Supervisor FT Days West point

North Mississippi Medical Center   West Point, MS   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on December 11, 2021
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Direct Patient Care:
  • In addition to any/all supervisory responsibilities/accountabilities described herein, this position provides direct patient care and serves as the primary respiratory care provider for his/her shift.
Supervisory:
  • Coordinates the activities of the Respiratory Care Department to provide quality service in clinical and non-clinical areas.
  • Performs/reviews quality controls and equipment maintenance.
  • Implements and coordinates compliance with departmental policies/procedures.
  • Oversees chart reviews/auditing and daily revenue analysis.

Customer Service:
  • Evaluates customer service and satisfaction.
  • Recommends and implements action plans for improved outcomes and implements service recovery.

Staffing:
  • Make adjustment necessary to balance the available staff to the comprehensive services expected of the Respiratory Care Department.

Budget:
  • Provides input in preparing and submitting budget requests.
  • Responsible for maintaining compliance.

Performance monitoring:
  • Assures staff competency and proficiency.
  • Evaluates and provides coaching to employees within scope of responsibility. This includes the EXCEL process with all respiratory personnel.

Regulatory Knowledge:
  • Keeps abreast of current regulatory guidelines and assures compliance. (Respiratory Care Practitioner State Licensure, JCAHO, OSHA, etc.).

Clinical Reference:
  • Maintains a high level of proficiency in all essential functions.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Three years' experience, prior supervisory experience preferred.
  • Must maintain a valid and current Mississippi Respiratory Care Practitioner License.
  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to care for a wide range of patients, including; infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics.
  • Must keep abreast of all Respiratory Care Policies and Procedures and assure staff compliance.
  • Must possess a strong working knowledge of the Medical Center's Employee Guidelines (Performance evaluation, Wage & Salary Guidelines, Benefit Time Guidelines, Disciplinary Process, Etc.).
  • New employees must complete In Depth hospital orientation, Respiratory Care departmental orientation and Supervisor Orientation, must also meet all annual competency requirements.
  • Must possess good communication skills and serve as a role model, reflecting a positive and caring attitude toward patients, staff and the public we serve.