Pulmonary Diagnostic & Respiratory Therapy Shift Lead
Job ID: R0029718 | Allied Health Specialist | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
Responsible for overseeing respiratory therapy activities and staffing models for respective shifts provided within the Health System. Serves as a clinical resource regarding respiratory therapy services. Accountable for the quality and output from various team members during their shift. Serves as a content expert in areas of care. Escalates any issues that impede the execution of tasks to respiratory managers and director as appropriate. May provide oversight at multiple care locations.
  • Provides direct shift oversight to area staff and learners.
  • Tracks and monitors performance metrics in the areas
  • Performs area-specific therapeutic procedures according to established guidelines.
  • Accurately communicates patient responses to interventions and recommendations for care plan.
  • Participates in area-specific professional activities and continuing education as directed.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Position Compensation Range: $28.96 - $46.34 Hourly

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required. Individuals in existing roles require BS degree completion within 3 years (4/15/2022).
  • Experience: 4 years of experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).
  • Licensure: American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS certification required. ACLS, PALS within 6 months of hire. NBRC Specialty Credential (either RRT-ACCS, or RRT-NPS) required. Individuals in existing PDRT RT Clinical Supervisor roles require specialty credential completion within 60 days. Attainment of other patient population specialty credential (RRT-ACCS or RRT-NPS) required within 1 year of hire.

Job requires standing for prolonged periods and frequently traveling. Reaching: overhead, extensive, repetitive. Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to blood/body fluids and infectious disease.

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Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)
Charlottesville, VA 22903

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