• Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Respiratory Therapy
    Hours / Pay Period
    Methodist Hospital Sacramento
    Standard Hours
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    Established in 1973, Methodist Hospital is a full-service community hospital committed to providing excellence in health care for residents living in Sacramento's southern suburbs, including Laguna, Elk Grove and Galt. For additional information about Methodist Hospital, please visit us at methodistsacramento.org.


    Methodist Hospital is part of Dignity Health- a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health and primary care clinics. In the Sacramento area, Dignity Health operates Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Woodland Memorial Hospital and Mercy Medical Group (a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation). Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved.


    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.


    Core Duties and Acountabilities:

    • 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.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • License as a Respiratory Therapist; certification per facility requirements.
    • Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy or related field.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical acute care experience as a Respiratory Therapist
    • Experience in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
    • Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certifications are required

    Minimum Qualificiations:

    • Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy preferred
      • Healthcare-related field preferred is acceptable


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