Department: Respiratory Therapy
Hours: 7p-7a Job Grade 19
* Associate Degree Required
The Respiratory Area Supervisor under the guidance of the department Director/Manager, and the Medical Director performs duties relating to personnel supervision and scheduling, quality control, work flow efficiency, employee training and equipment maintenance and clinical procedures in accordance with age specific and culturally appropriate patient care guidelines. The Supervisor also performs moderate complexity testing to include blood gases, Hbg. And electrolytes, as well as performs invasive procedures to include airway management , assisting physician with bronchoscopes, and radial, brachial, capillary, and femoral arterial punctures.. The Supervisor is responsible for assisting with patient and staff education, new employee training and on going staff competencies.
Associate Degree in Respiratory from an approved School.
At least 5 years as a Critical Care Practitioner. Proficiency in emergency airway management.
Good interpersonal skills
Prior Supervisory experience.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES and/or REGISTRATIONS
Licensed by the S.C. Board of Medical Examiners
Registered by the NBRC
Current Certification in BLS.
Current Certification in ACLS.
Current Certification in PALS.