Dignity Health

Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy

Job ID
2017-38735
Employment Type
Full Time
Department
Respiratory Therapy
Hours / Pay Period
80
Facility
St Johns Pleasant Valley Hospital
Shift
Day
Location
CAMARILLO
CA
Standard Hours
8-5

Overview

Welcome to St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital.

At Dignity Health, we believe in the healing power of kindness. Since 1974, we have been leading with our hearts as we serve the people of Camarillo, California. St. John’s Pleasant Valley Hospital is an 82-bed acute care facility with an additional 99-bed extended care unit. We offer a full range of services, including an advanced Wound Healing and Oxygen Therapy, comprehensive Cancer and Oncology Services, nationally-recognized Cardiovascular Services, a Surgical Weight Loss, and a Regional Spine Center.

 

Our passion for inspiring a stronger, healthier world begins with the way we treat our employees. We believe that giving something forward to our patients, and to each other, can make such a difference. We have been awarded the “Ventura County Family-Friendly Employer,” and experience very low turnover rates. We are located near the foothills of Camarillo, affording residents easy access to everything the Strawberry Coast has to offer, from limitless outdoor recreation to wine country to all the culture and entertainment Los Angeles has to offer just a short drive south. We invite you to join us in delivering humankindness to a wonderful community, and together we can change lives.

Responsibilities

Position Title: Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy

 

Position Summary: 

Provides oversight and supervision to staff Respiratory Therapists for all areas of the hospital. Monitors workload and provides scheduling assignments. Provides support to the Respiratory Therapy staff when necessary to assist with patient care during peak workloads or in the event of sick calls..

  • 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 Respiratory 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.

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • 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 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.
  • Knowledge of the schedule creation process; ability to develop and maintain a workable schedule to accomplish the overall goals of day-to-day operations.

Education and Experience: 

  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years of clinical acute care experience as a Respiratory Therapist.
  • Education: Associate Degree in Respiratory Therapy or related field.
  • License as a Respiratory Therapist. Certification per facility requirements.
  • Special Skills: None specified.
  • Training: None specified.

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