JOB SUMMARY: The Respiratory Clinical Manager (RCM) is accountable for the daily (shift) operational management of the respiratory department, and for assisting the Director of Respiratory Care (DRC) with human resource, quality, and financial management of the department. The RCM oversees clinical operations and care delivery on an assigned shift. The RCM serves as a clinical leader in the respiratory care department. This manager assists the DRC with the implementation of plans and policies, and adherence to standards in the department. The RCM assists with evaluation and reports relevant to achievement of goals. The RCM is accountable for coaching respiratory care personnel in implementing specific HCHD guided practices and facilitates achievement of targeted outcomes. The RCM provides oversight to ensure area care delivery, quality management, and staff utilization patterns are congruent with HCHD organizational goals. In addition, this manager facilitates actualization of shared governance and practice level advancement of area personnel. The RCM has the authority to make operational and human resource decisions relevant to his or her assigned shift as long as decisions are consistent with district and departmental policies, standards, and guidelines.
The RCM is responsible for facilitating an environment that supports professional practice and empowers RCP to provide safe, effective, compassionate, and efficient respiratory care in collaboration with all health care disciplines. The RCM ensures compliance with standards established by professional respiratory care organizations; national, state, and local regulatory agencies; and institutional policies and procedures. The RCM is accountable for respiratory care practice that upholds high standards of integrity and ethical behavior. The RCM mentors others, role models professionalism, and participation in activities such as respiratory organizations, and research.
Education:Graduation from an accredited School of Respiratory Care. Bachelor's degree.
Licensure/Certification: RCP, RRT, ACLS, or NRP certification.
Certification in Clinical Specialty, preferred.
Four (4) years of work experience in related clinical area of practice.
Management Experience: Supervisory experience is required.
Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing: Correspondence, Reports
Other Skills: Analytical, Design, Medical Terms, PC, Research, Statistical, Word Proc
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Travel, On Call
Internal Number: 147764
About Harris Health System
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.