Manager, Respiratory Care - Full Time - Exempt - Adventist Health Ukiah Valley
Company: Adventist Health NW
Posted on: June 6, 2021
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
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
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
- 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
- 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
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
You'll be successful with the following qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree in healthcare/medical related field:
- Master's Degree: Preferred
- Five years clinical experience in an acute care setting:
- One year's leadership experience: Required
- Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner: Required
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) or Basic Life Support (BLS)
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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