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Respiratory Therapy Manager in Las Vegas, NV at Preferred Homecare | LifeCare Solutions

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

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    Las Vegas, NV
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Job Description

The Respiratory Therapist Manager has overall management responsibility for Respiratory Care Services.  This position evaluates the effectiveness of respiratory care, coordinates respiratory services, and performs respiratory care services in accordance with the physician’s orders. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 
  • Participates in Center staff meetings, orientation, in-service education, interdisciplinary case conferences and other meetings as requested.
  • Serves as an internal resource for the staff on respiratory procedures, equipment and supplies.
  • Communicates patient concerns appropriately with health care team and physicians.
  • Takes initiative to present ideas, suggestions to management.
  • Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Coordinates admissions with intake and makes appropriate assignments.
  • Conducts monthly staff meetings and in-services.
  • Communicates and documents disciplinary action to staff in a timely manner.
  • Assures that work meets quality standards by keeping clinically current through participation in in-service programs, professional activities and seminars.
  • Mentors, directs and evaluates staff.
  • Interviews and hires respiratory care practitioners.
  • Assures compliance with all state and federal laws and regulatory agencies.
  • Possesses knowledge of payer contracts and reimbursement requirements.
  • Coordinates and assigns daily patient visits for staff and self.
  • Provides orientation and coordinates orientation activities for Respiratory Care Practitioners.
  • Ensures implementation and compliance of administrative and clinical policies and procedures.
  • Completes field supervisory visits for staff.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education/Experience: Graduate of an AMA approved respiratory program is required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred. Credentials with the National Board of Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) preferred, Certified Respiratory Technician (CRT) accepted.  Must have current state professional license. A minimum of 3 years’ experience in respiratory care and 1 year of home care is required.  A minimum of 1-year previous supervisory experience is preferred.  Current CPR Certification and attainment of company direct patient care health requirements is required before interacting with patients.  Experience with home medical equipment is highly desired.   
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.
Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.


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