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Manager, Respiratory Care - Full Time - Exempt - Adventist Health Ukiah Valley

Company: Adventist Health NW
Location: Ukiah
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

Located in a town filled with charm and rich in character, Adventist Health Ukiah Valley is an acute care hospital and 21 clinics serving communities from the Mendocino coast to Lake County. In addition to standard acute services, Adventist Health Ukiah Valley has a level IV trauma center, maternity and level II intensive care nursery services, an extensive physical rehabilitation program, outpatient surgery and diagnostic center and an advanced wound care center. Its network of clinics include primary care and specialty care, from internal medicine, gastroenterology and urology to otolaryngology.

Ukiah is situated just two hours north of San Francisco and 45 minutes from the Pacific Coast, Ukiah is also filled with terrific scenery, outdoor activities, and a beautifully restored historic downtown, where freedom of expression is a tradition and a way of life.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Manager, Respiratory Care who:

Oversees day to day operations of the department while performing escalated or complex respiratory care duties. Assists the Director with regulatory compliance. Responsible for the clinical outcomes and patient/physician satisfaction with the department services. Provides oversight of scheduling, hiring, counseling and growth of the respiratory care staff. Supervises and directs the activities of various levels of assigned personnel using both professional and supervisory discretion and independent judgment.

Essential Functions:

  • Directs and coordinates department activities and staffing assignments for patient care, reassessing needs throughout the shift and making adjustments as needed. Assesses and prepares staffing schedules that meet departmental needs for all shifts as needed. Monitors and evaluates employee performance and productivity to ensure proper work levels of quality and quantity are maintained. Delegates work assignments accordingly. Ensures highest priorities are accomplished according to deadlines. Determines needed preparation prior to each meeting or appointment. Ensures all pertinent materials, reports, etc. are assembled and reviewed prior to meeting. Completes projects/tasks within the established deadlines and demonstrates ability to successfully handle a variety of tasks/projects simultaneously.
  • Develops goals and objectives that are aligned with strategic and operational initiatives. Monitors organizational needs and adjusts priorities/actions to meet changing environment. Takes corrective action upon identified need/potential problem.
  • Ensures departmental standards/safety practices are maintained. Ensures all departmental members demonstrate knowledge of, and adhere to, good personal safety practices. Inspects working environment for safety conditions and adherence to work practice controls. Initiates corrective action immediately and ensures follow-up for any discrepancies, safety infringements, hazardous conditions, etc.
  • Disciplines personnel, when appropriate, through the issuance of oral and written reprimands, and suspensions. Utilizes evaluation tool to acknowledge employee's/supervisor's areas of strengths and to help individual identify areas of improvement, offering valid suggestions on how to improve performance. Ensures the supervised personnel are timely provided with meal periods and authorized and permitted to take rest periods.
  • Adjusts staffing as necessary. Interfaces with vendors regarding supplies and equipment making purchase recommendations to administrative personnel. Reviews, revise and approves departmental policies according to established organizational timeframes.
  • Coordinates improvement programs for the department to meet regulatory agency standards along with providing statistical reports and updates. Works closely with medical staff to facilitate positive working relationships and contribute to optimal team cohesiveness.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor's Degree in healthcare/medical related field: Required
  • Master's Degree: Preferred

Work Experience:

  • Five years clinical experience in an acute care setting: Required
  • One year's leadership experience: Required

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner: Required
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS) certification: Required

Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to, measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu vaccine typically during October-March each year), etc., as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may apply.

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