Respiratory Therapist Supervisor
Job ID: #89755
Education: Graduate from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program
License: Current NYS License to practice as a Respiratory Therapist
Experience: 5 Years of current Respiratory Care experience
Other: Certification of Basic Life Support, PALS, ACLS
The Respiratory Therapy Supervisor will assist the Director in planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating Respiratory Care Service activities. The RT Supervisor will monitor and assess patient care by direct observation of staff performance and review of documentation. He/she will coach and council staff when appropriate and will take the lead in preparation of performance appraisals and goal attainment. In collaboration with the Director of Nursing, he/she will monitor orientation and competencies of all staff, assess staffing needs for 24 hour respiratory care, and conduct or attend meetings as determined by the Director of Nursing. He/she will take an active role in developing, justifying, and maintaining the department budget. The RT Supervisor will be responsible for the annual review of current policies and procedures and the development of new policies and procedures that are reflective of best practices.