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Manager Respiratory Services

Posted on Aug 9, 2019 by Centura Health

Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Welcome to Centura Health

Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

Flourishing Begins Here

You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills - but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

Responsible for directing the delivery of professional respiratory care services through therapy staff and therapy support staff. Exercises considerable independent judgment to adapt and apply clinical and department guidelines to specific situations. Responsible for resource management and budgetary planning; staff selection, training and retention; identifying, implementing and evaluating quality improvement initiatives; and maintaining patient, family and stakeholder satisfaction. Supports the organization vision and mission and practices performance improvement techniques to assure the delivery of the most effective patient care. May oversee other services/departments to support operational requirements.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

Associate's degree from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Education Program, ie CoARC, JRCRTE, or CAAHEP Bachelor's degree preferred Three years of respiratory therapy experience in an acute care setting

One year of leadership experience, preferred

Knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards and compliance

Prior use of electronic medical records (EMR), preferred

Current credential of RRT by N.B.R.C

Current state Respiratory Therapist Licensure (RLT) in applicable state of employment

Current BLS certification from American Heart Association

Current ACLS, PALS, and NRP, preferred

Specialty certification/credential preferred, ie, NPS, ACCS, COPD Educator, Asthma Educator, etc

Physical Requirements:

Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs' community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado's home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It's an incredible time to join us as we celebrate more than a decade as one of Healthgrades America's 50 Best Hospitals and Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado's top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you've always wanted.

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