Founded in 1967, Doctors Hospital of Sarasota is a 155 bed facility located on a wooded campus, minutes west of I 75 at Bee Ridge and Cattlemen Road. We have earned our reputation by caring for people as individuals, not just treating their medical problems. All of our rooms are private and spacious. We continue to invest in life saving technology.
Our commitment to provide the highest level of service excellence is unparalleled. Our emergency room wait times average less than 30 minutes and a high level of stroke and cardiac care is delivered around the clock. We are also known for superior joint replacement and spine surgery with concierge level suites. Our new on site Breast Care Center provides expert and compassionate care. We provide medical and specialty services as well as outpatient services and diagnostic and rehabilitation services. We have designed our facility with you in mind to provide an easily accessible hospital that meets the growing and changing healthcare needs of the communities we serve.
The Director of Respiratory Therapy is responsible for formulation and direction of operation, capital budgets for the departments, staff orientation, education, development, competency programs, and coordinates departmental staffing needs. The director effectively performs the leadership, managerial, quality improvement and departmental responsibilities. Directs and coordinates activities of the Respiratory Care Services Department in the hospital. Oversees staff in operation of diagnostic and therapeutic pulmonary procedures, to include: ventilation management, medical gas therapy, humidity and aerosol therapies, bronchodilator therapy, and bronchial hygiene therapy. Also, directs operations in the Pulmonary Lab to include bronchoscopy assistance, arterial blood gas testing and pulmonary function testing. Implements and monitors policy and procedures to ensure safety of patients and staff in compliance with government regulatory requirements. Directs all supervisors and department managers to achieve departmental goals. Creates and maintains good physician, patient, employee and vendor relationships. Identifies and remedies patient care issues by placing a strong emphasis on quality patient care and excellent customer satisfaction. The director identifies and remedies issues through continuous employee satisfaction survey results and manages employee turnover. Must direct department renovations and oversee budgetary needs by working with Senior Management in meeting the facility goals and vision. EOE
Bachelor's Degree in a health related field Three five years experience as a registered Respiratory Therapist. Previous supervisory or management experience required. Knowledge of State, Federal, and JCAHO regulations. Knowledge of respiratory medical equipment Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT); licensed by the Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy Current BLS certification Organizational, Verbal/Follow verbal instructions, Interpersonal, Customer Relations, Mathematical, Analytical, Grammar/Spelling, Read/Comprehend written instructions, Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
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