Director of Respiratory Therapy in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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Director of Respiratory Therapy

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 01588-121432

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Sign on bonus
  • Leadership incentive bonus

We are seeking a Director of Respiratory Services for Methodist Hospital – Specialty & Transplant.  The Director of Respiratory Therapy Services plans, directs, and coordinates the daily operations of respiratory function and develops standards/criteria of care in compliance with regulatory agencies.  We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Prepares and maintains an annual operating and capital budgets. The Director will monitor monthly department operations reports and make appropriate adjustments as needed to meet department fiscal goals.
  • Assures that personnel and students are appropriately oriented, trained and supervised to enhance the efficiency of operations and ensure quality patient care is provided. Provides in-service training to enhance proficiency of staff in providing skilled services for the patient.
  • Ensures daily readiness of staff and department modalities for the patient, JCAHO and other regulatory agencies.
  • Develops and implements organizational policies and procedures for the department. Develops, implements, and monitors the Respiratory Therapy Department’s quality improvement program.
  • Monitors and evaluates the use of services, facilities and staff to ensure effective use of resources, communicates recommendations and analysis of cost impact to budget regarding space, facilities, equipment, supplies and staffing levels.
  • Coordinates respiratory care activities between Medical Directors, MHS facilities and Administrative functions.

 

Qualifications

What qualifications you will need:

  • Baccalaureate degree in Respiratory Therapy or biological science is required or five years management experience.
  • Five years clinical experience required.
  • Experience managing multiple facilities, desirable
  • Texas Department of Health “Respiratory Care Practitioner” (RCP) license, National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) “Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT).

 

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.

 

In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.

 

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 

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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by December 6, 2021, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption. 

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