Director Pulmonary Services

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Sep 16, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Position Overview:** With guidance from Medical Director, incumbent has overall and direct responsibility for all administrative and clinical activities related to respiratory care, which may include Blood Gas and Pulmonary Function Labs, Outpatient pediatric clinic, and Pulmonary Rehab. Incumbent is also accountable for planning, fiscal resources/budget, and regulatory compliance. **Qualifications:** **Education,Licensures, and Certifications:** + Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration or related field. Required + Graduate from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Required + Respiratory Care Practitioner – RCP – Required Upon Hire + Registered Respiratory Therapist - RRT– Required Upon Hire + Certified Respiratory Therapy Technician - CRTT– Required Upon Hire + Basic Life Support Certification - BLS– Required Upon Hire + Pediatric Emergency assessment recognition and stabilization - PEARS– Required Upon Hire **Experience:** + 6-9 years Respiratory therapy clinical experience as generally demonstrated by 5+ years of direct patient care experience in a hospital setting. Required + 6-9 years Management experience as generally demonstrated by 5+ years of progressively responsible management/supervisory experience. Required + 3-5 years’ Experience in analyzing and implementing process improvements for program/service delivery. Required + 3-5 years’ Experience with pulmonary and blood gas functions. Preferred **Skills andKnowledge:** + Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of the practice of respiratory therapy + Knowledge of current developments and practices in respiratory therapy + Knowledge of TJC, Title 22, state, federal and other regulations relating to clinical services provided by staff + Knowledge of budgeting process, including monitoring and control + Demonstrates ability to plan and provide for delivery of respiratory services + Ability to maintain a high level of customer service awareness. + Ability to interact and work collaboratively with physicians, management and staff + Demonstrated planning and organizational skills + Ability to accomplish results within timelines in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities + Strong verbal and written communication skills + Strong judgment and decision-making skills. + Computer and basic electronic communication literacy. + Ability to effectively problem solve issues with staff and develop a workable solution. + Proficient computer skills + Demonstrates ability to develop and maintain professional relationships with others, and bring together individuals around a common, shared interest. **Organization:** Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento **Employee Status:** Regular **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** None **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.