Duke University Hospital is seeking an Adult Manager, Respiratory Care Services responsible for leading, managing and supervising 90+ Respiratory Care Practitioners in multiple inpatient critical care units. The preferred candidate will possess leadership, regulatory, operational, and advanced clinical skills in a quaternary-tertiary critical care setting. Master’s degree prepared candidates with a continuous improvement or safety certification are preferred (Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Total Quality Management or similar).
Duke University Health System has 2 Manager, Respiratory Care General Services positions. To apply for the manager position at Duke Regional Hospital, please visit duke.careers.edu and search Requisition Number: 67628
Relocation allowance offered for out-of-state candidates and for eligible in-state candidates living outside of a mileage radius (75 miles) of Duke University Hospital.
Primary responsibility for developing / enhancing clinical patient care standards utilizing current safety and data trends in a professional practice.
Accountable for departmental achievement of team engagement, quality metrics, safety standards, documentation of patient care, maintenance of compliance elements, resource allocation and utilization, and equipment and supply management.
Enhance a culture of safety through evidence-based leadership, change management, and oversight of safety and educational programs
Assist in administering, directing and coordinating the activities of the Department of Respiratory Care Services to meet the needs of patients and staff.
Coordinate the preparation of the budget; assist in determining fiscal requirements and preparing budgetary recommendations; compile data for operational reports and analyses setting forth progress, adverse trends and appropriate recommendations or conclusions.
Participate in the development of professional standards and quality assurance programs; teach in-service education classes as required.
Recommend various personnel actions including, but not limited to, hiring, merit recommendations, promotions, transfers and vacation schedules.
Plan and conduct meetings with departmental personnel to ensure compliance with established practices, implement new policies and keep employees abreast of changes and current standards. Serve as liaison with medical personnel and administrative staff as required. Attend workshops, seminars and professional meetings to keep abreast of technological changes and management techniques.
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proven experience in project management, process improvement, and quality/safety practices preferred
Strong history of translating literature andimplementing associated evidence-based practices in the hospital setting
Experience with data systems and analyzing healthcare data for trends; Examples include daily operational metrics, patient safety information, and workflow and process data
Proven experience working with academic medical center Patient Safety Organizations (PSO) preferred
Excellent business, written, and verbal communication
Clear ability to set goals for self and team and to deliver outcomes surrounding goals
Experience related to healthcare employee engagement measurement and improvement
Work requires completion of an approved respiratory care program. Bachelor's Degree is strongly preferred.
Four years combined clinical and management experience in respiratory care.
Degrees, Licensures, Certifications
Registration by the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRT). Continuous improvement or process improvement certification preferred (Lean, Six Sigma, Kaizen, Total Quality Management or others)
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