Supervisor of Cardiopulmonary

Job ID
2020-142913
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Bernardine Medical Center
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
07:00 to 5:30PM
Work Schedule
10 Hour
Location
CA-SAN BERNARDINO

Overview

Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1931 by the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Bernardine Medical Center is a  342-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in San Bernardino, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of services, including the Inland Empire Heart and Vascular Institute, an award-winning orthopedics program, surgical weight loss, and is an official Neurovascular Stroke Center, as designated by ICEMA.  The hospital shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems.  Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stbernardinemedical for more information.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures high quality patient care through the cost effective and efficient management of the Cardiopulmonary Services Department, including both inpatient and outpatient services, when applicable.
  • Provides expertise in care to all areas of the hospital and all patient populations on an independent level when required.
  • Functions as a resource for both internal and external customers in all aspects of Cardiopulmonary Care.
  • Manages the daily operations of the Respiratory Care Department to ensure compliance with all standards of practice and licensing/regulatory requirements.
  • Provides expertise in care to all areas of the hospital and all patient populations on an independent level when required.
  • Functions as a resource for both internal and external customers in all aspects of Cardiopulmonary Care.
  • Oversees staff and workload, respecting changing priorities in daily operations.
  • Supervises patient care in terms of workload assignments, quality of care and utilization of resources on all shifts.
  • Supervises planning of staff education, in services and staff meetings.
  • Manages the daily operations of the Respiratory Care Department to ensure compliance to all standards of practice and licensing/regulatory requirements.
  • Supervises training of new employees and students and nursing personnel.
  • Functions as a resource for both internal and external customers in all aspects of Respiratory Care.
  • Assists in coordinating services to insure appropriateness, consistency, efficiency, effectiveness, and quality of service, for all patient age groups.
  • Understanding of how to anticipate, recognize, and deal effectively with existing or potential conflicts at the individual, group, or situation level; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Sharing authority and responsibility with others to move decision making and accountability downward through the organization enabling individuals to stretch their capabilities and accomplish the business unit’s strategic priorities.
  • Manages collaboratively and coaches others to achieve optimal performance; delegates effectively; praises/rewards contributions; defines clear roles and responsibilities; sets goals and leads initiatives; adjusts plans as necessary.
  • Interacting with others in a way that gives them confidence in one’s intentions and those of the organization.
  • Keeping the organization’s mission, vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.
  • Ensuring that the patient/customer perspective is a driving force behind our actions and business decisions; crafting and implementing service practices that meet patients'/customers' and own organization’s needs. (Focus also includes internal and external customers.)
  • Demonstrates breadth and/or depth of professional/technical skills and capabilities required for position; shares knowledge; sets or contributes to the Company’s direction within area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of the operating principles, major issues, governmental regulations, and code of ethics for the healthcare industry; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to healthcare related situations.
  • Knowledge of the schedule creation process; ability to develop and maintain a workable schedule to accomplish the overall goals of day-to-day operations.
  • Knowledge of the concept and theory of cardiology and pulmonology; ability to assess respiratory system ailments and patients' injuries as well as to implement the therapeutic process of a relevant treatment plan.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in a related field.
  • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy or related field.
  • BLS and certification per facility requirements.

 

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