We are looking for a change agent with a strong cardio-thoracic and ER background. As the Director you will facilitate change and create an impact by modelling high standards of professionalism.
As the Director Respiratory Therapy you will be joining an outstanding 6 hospital strong health system in Florida. This health system has a shared governance in place and is nationally recognized for stroke, orthopedic, critical and emergency care. This health system has a mutually supportive team environment that values professionalism, and emphasizes the importance of patient safety and high quality care.
They are looking for a forward thinking leader with experience in strategic planning, strong team building skills and an effective communicator. This organization provides an excellent work /life balance with a supportive and progressive leadership.
Position Focus Director Respiratory Therapy
Daily accountability for unit operations and patient care.
Models required clinical and technical skills and directs and coaches staff in proper application.
Takes a collaborative leadership approach with the other inpatient directors and outpatient directors and pulmonary rehab management across the hospital system.
Strong administrative skills to create and manage the budget, initiate staff development programs and ensure continued staff engagement.
Oversight of 60+ FTE's including 2 supervisors and reports to a C-level suite.
This is a beautiful area with quality living opportunities, great shopping, vibrant and friendly community with all the beauty that you expect from Southwest Florida. With miles of coastline, boating, fishing and water sports are a significant enhancement to the quality of life. And don’t forget the beaches, golf courses, tennis courts, athletic parks and nature preserves.
Requirements Director of Respiratory Therapy
Bachelor’s degree in respiratory care or related field required, a Master's degree is strongly preferred
Must hold a RRT credential.
Five years of general respiratory experience including two years within an ICU environment, and a minimum of five years in a management role.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, time management.
Relocation assistance is provided
Contact: Donald Ross
Merraine Group Inc. is an executive search & recruitment firm specializing in the placement of Physicians, Managers, Directors and C-level leadership at Hospitals and Medical Centers across the United States. We place professionals throughout all hospital practices: Laboratory, Radiology/Imaging, Physical/Occupational Therapy and Respiratory, Nursing, Behavioral Health, Case Management, Emergency, ICU, Med/Surg, Surgical and OR, Quality, Pediatrics/NICU and Women’s Health, Finance, HIM, IT, Informatics and Practice Management.
The Merraine Group is a fifteen year old company working with hundreds of hospital contracts - throughout the entire country. Our primary business is in placing top quality Directors and C/VP level candidates who have stable hospital experience. We are a fast-growing firm with offices in NY, Miami and San Diego, and our jobs can be seen on our web site.