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Albuquerque, NM

Apply Job ID 14289349 Date posted 07/23/2018
Position Summary:Develop, implement, and direct the provision of therapeutic, diagnostic preventative, and patient education of respiratory patient care services. Responsible for the management and technical direction of Pulmonary Services. Ensures adherence to Hospital and Departmental Policies and Procedures. Patient care assignment may include; Neonate, Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult and Geriatric age groupsAccountability:
  • REPORTS - Maintain a record and analysis of monthly reports from accounting, including services provided, expenses and revenues

  • EQUIPMENT - Ensure that equipment is maintained

  • PLANS - Plan, coordinate, and direct the activities of supervisory, clerical, quality assurance, educational and technical personnel

  • SUPPLIES - Meet with vendors; evaluate equipment and supplies

  • QUALITY ASSURANCE - Maintain quality assurance programs

  • GOALS & POLICIES - Develop and maintain department goals, objectives, policies, procedures, changes and job descriptions

  • COMMITTEES AND MEETINGS - Attend technical and administrative meetings; participate in committee functions; participate in hospital-wide activities and committees within the scope of this position or as directed

  • DEVELOPMENT - Keep current on respiratory therapy and management advances by attending technical and administrative meetings

  • PATIENT SAFETY 1 - Follow patient safety-related policies, procedures and protocols

  • PATIENT SAFETY 2 - Demonstrate proactive approach to patient safety by seeking opportunities to improve patient safety through questioning of current policies and processes

  • PATIENT SAFETY 3 - Identify and report/correct environmental conditions and/or situations that may put a patient at undue risk

  • PATIENT SAFETY 4 - Report potential or actual patient safety concerns, medical errors and/or near misses in a timely manner

  • PATIENT SAFETY 5 - Encourage patients to actively participate in their own care by asking questions and reporting treatment or situations that they don't understand or may "not seem right"

  • SUPERVISION - Develop efficient organizational structure, supervise employees - select, terminate, train, educate, correct deficiencies, perform appraisals, issue discipline, counsel, schedule work assignments; encourage staff teamwork and growth initiatives

  • BUDGET - Develop and administer the division's annual budget; monitor and approve expenditures

  • Education Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in related discipline or obtain within 36 months of assignment

  • Experience Requirements:
  • 5 years directly related experience

  • Licensure/Certification Requirements:
  • CPR Certification for Healthcare/BLS Providers or for Professional Rescuers or must obtain within 30 calendar days of date of position

  • Experience Requirements - Preferred:
  • Bilingual English/Keres, Tewa, Tiwa, Towa, Zuni, or Navajo

  • Bilingual English/Spanish

  • Physical Demands Requirements:
  • Medium Work: Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

  • Testing Requirements:
  • Tuberculin Skin Test required annually

  • Working Conditions Requirements:
  • Sig Hazard: Chemicals, bio hazardous materials requiring extensive safety precautions and may require protective equipment

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