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Lead Respiratory Care Practitioner-Full Time Night-Saint Luke's North Hospital, Full Time.

Kansas City, Missouri.

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Lead Respiratory Care Practitioner-Full Time Night-Saint Luke's North Hospital

  • 5830 NW Barry Rd, Saint Luke's North Hospital - Barry Road, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64154
  • Respiratory Job Family
  • Full Time

Job Description​

Assists the manager in planning, organizing, direction and coordinating the day-to-day operation of the department. Serves as a positive professional role model, exhibiting clinical leadership and decision-making skills. Acts as a resource for maintaining departmental records, scheduling/staffing, staff development and other special projects.  

  • Learn department functions as a possible candidate for succession planning

  • Assist with scheduling

  • Develop, run and analyze reports

  • Review charges

  • Represent department on committees

  • Understand how other care departments changes/projects affect the Respiratory Therapy Department

  • Perform budgeting/variance reports

  • Order supplies            

  • Communicate and collaborate as liaison between manager and staff

  • Assist with Pulmonary Function testing and bronchoscopy, other special procedures

  • Responsible for follow-up with new hires, orientation, and preceptors

  • Support consistent evidence-based clinical care through education and mentoring

  • Enhance communication of clinical changes and leadership initiatives

  • Remain an integral part of the Respiratory Care Team

  • Complete Incident Reports

  • Complete special projects

  • Provide patient care in times of surge – Willing to step into staffing the department any time as patient care fluctuates or when call in requires coverage

  • Assure change of shift occurs in timely manner

  • Assist with division of workload, daily shift huddle

  • Assure breaks are taken with continuation of patient care

  • Assist at other facilities as needed

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

3-5 years

Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, License-Respiratory Therapy - Various, Registered Respiratory Therapist - Various

Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Job Details

Full Time

Night (United States of America)

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Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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