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Director, Respiratory Care & Pulmonary Function - CHO Respiratory Therapy

at Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC

Posted: 5/9/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 103573

Job Description


UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland

CHO Respiratory Therapy

Full Time

Day Shift

40 hrs/week


Job Details:
Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
5 Years of Experience Required
Job Description/Summary:
Reporting to the Vice President of Ancillary & Support Services, the Director of Respiratory Care and Pulmonary Function is responsible for directing and monitoring the departments in order to provide optimal services / care for infant, child and adolescent patients of UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland.

In conjunction with Administration and the Medical Director, the Director is required to:

  • Maintain financial viability through justified and efficient services, staffing and outcomes.
  • To function interdepartmentally to meet the mission and goals of the institution.
  • To facilitate and promote ongoing improvements/communications.

Position Requirements:
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree. Master's Degree preferred.
Minimum Experience: Five years in an intensive care setting with three years in supervision/management.
License Required: Current California's RCP license or obtained upon hire.
Certification Required: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certificate
Registration Required: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Proficiency with PC, word processing, spreadsheets and databases. Effective written and verbal skills. Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. Previous Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) experience. Good crisis management/prioritization skills. Knowledge of regulatory requirements, including but not limited to: The Joint Commission, CDPH, and Title 22. Ability to relate with physicians, leadership and other colleagues to achieve desired goals.
Technical Knowledge: Must have demonstrated knowledge of respiratory care in a pediatric environment. Ability to maintain accuracy and attention to detail in a fast-paced environment of changing priorities. Ability to utilize principles of management to ensure responsibilities are met effectively and efficiently which includes: planning, controlling, leading and organizing.

Physical Requirements:
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day
Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 3 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hrs
Lift/Push/Pull: 25 lbs, over 25# with assistance or equipment
Must be able to physically perform CPR and lift infant/toddler and medical equipment (up to 40 lbs.) independently.
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.