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UC San Diego current employees who apply by 7/27/2021 will have priority consideration for this position. Recruiters will refer qualified internal candidates after the first 7 days of the job posting. All qualified external applicants and additional internal applicants who apply after the priority date may have further consideration pending the results of the initial review.
Respiratory Services is part of UC San Diego Health, the only academic health system in San Diego. We offer comprehensive Respiratory Services, including pulmonary function labs, and pulmonary rehabilitation. Our mission is to provide high-quality therapeutic services for patients in a safe, effective and timely manner.
Most importantly, you have the opportunity to work in an environment committed to medical discoveries and advancement, and a department committed to employing advance technology and techniques. In addition, if you´re interested in research, there´s no better place to be. UCSD Pulmonary Services ranked 7th in the US and the RC department averages a national presentation or publication each month, along with a variety of department based research projects.
Our Respiratory Services have received Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) from the American Association for Respiratory Care. Only 15 percent of the nation's hospitals receive this quality recognition for respiratory care.
Our department is a leader in the provision of clinical services.
It serves in the development of care plans specifically for respiratory treatments.
It is instrumental in developing tomorrow's technology and making it available to patient's today.
It is active in a variety of research designed to improve technology and treatment
The Respiratory Therapist Supervisor will provide direct supervision to professionals and/or skilled technical employees. Functions as an advisor to unit and administration. Analyzes and resolves problems, interprets policies (e.g., fiscal management, HR, contracts and grants, resource management in defined areas) and demonstrates solid subject matter knowledge. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and policies to determine appropriate action.
Supervises staff to assure accountability and stewardship of department resources (operational, financial, and human) in compliance with departmental goals and objectives. Supervises respiratory therapists and may also supervise support staff; ensures productivity, patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes. Solves daily clinical, program and operational conflicts. Assists with ensuring program compliance with regulations.
Key Responsibilities: Supervises respiratory therapists and may also supervisor assistants and technicians. Provides scheduling, consultation, instruction and technical direction to staff. Mentors and orients new employees. Provides scheduling, timekeeping, training and direction for staff. Supervises clinical and technical aspects of respiratory services to ensure quality patient evaluations, treatment plans, and education. Assures that all policies and procedures are followed in accordance with the hospital, department and external regulations. Participates in implementation of initiatives to improve assessment, treatment, management, and control of respiratory and/or cardiopulmonary disorders.
Works with management to determine the most appropriate technology to facilitate therapy, support, and monitoring within established Respiratory procedures. Assists with administration and management of respiratory resources, supervising the use of supplies and ensuring resources are available. Recommends capital equipment requests. Coordinates patient care plans across multidisciplinary staff and assures the smooth transition of patient care operations. Provides guidance on developing care plans that meet respiratory policies and procedures and monitors delivery of care meets guidelines. Responds to inter and intra department concerns regarding clinical care issues.
Escalates issues to management and recommends improvements to policies and processes. Interviews, orients, and mentors new employees. Tracks attendance and utilization. Evaluates performance and defines development goals in alignment with department goals. Provides staff counseling and support. Assesses learning needs of staff and participates in development and implementation of in-services, educational programs and training. Facili
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