Chambersburg, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 93464

Clinical Manager - Respiratory Care - Nights

Kelly Bush
Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Thursday, February 2, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
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Position Function: Under the supervision of the Manager of Respiratory Care Services, assists with the development and evaluation of
Respiratory Care Services. The Clinical Manager is a leader, innovator, and change agent who impacts on the improvement of quality respiratory care to patients. Provides expert and complex clinical and technical respiratory training to the respiratory care staff; functions as a consultant to other health care providers within the hospital and the community; develops and monitors implementation of new respiratory care techniques and standards of practice; exercises clinical leadership through practice, development of staff, and research. Additionally, this position will perform in depth and comprehensive patient evaluations that will assess the efficacy and appropriateness of care; therapeutic status, educational needs and rehabilitative potential of the patient in order to more effectively coordinate the Disease Management process and act as a liaison between Respiratory Staff, Physicians, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Social Services and other healthcare disciplines as well as the patient, the patients' family and/or caretaker.

Qualifications and Standards

Education: Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy program required; Individuals in the Clinical Manager role as of September 1, 2018, must achieve Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy or related health care field by December 31, 2022. Individuals hired after September 1, 2018, must obtain within 36 months of hire. Continued education in respiratory and/or leadership areas via seminars, conferences, classes, and/or correspondence materials required.

Experience: Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required. Five (5) years of respiratory experience in
acute care required and a minimum of one year of leadership/management experience preferred. Management and staff development background and/or respiratory care specialty experience preferred. NICU experience preferred. Computerized documentation experience (i.e. Meditech) required.


Certifications/Licensure: Credentialed as a Registered Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care and licensed as a respiratory care practitioner by the Pennsylvania Medical board required. Current CPR, NRP, ACLS, and PALS certification required; credentials must be obtained within six (6) months of hire date. Certified as an AE-C or COPD educator preferred.

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