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Providence Health & Services Supervisor Respiratory Care, NICU in Anchorage, Alaska


Providence is calling a Supervisor Respiratory Care, NICU (Respiratory Therapy, Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

10K sign on bonus to eligible candidates

In this position you will:

  • LEADING/TEAMWORK: Builds trust and inspires teamwork. Creates supportive systems that enable and employee team members to achieve goals and objectives of the department and patient care. Seeks creative methods to resolve conflicts that are consistent with the Core Values of the Providence Health & Services.

  • DAILY OPERATIONS: Directs daily workflow. Performs assessment and evaluations to manage the resources needed to perform duties in the most effective and efficient manner. Adjusts resources as needed to meet productivity targets and patient needs. Ensures staff have equipment and supplies to perform patient care assignments and other tasks.

  • HUMAN RESOURCES: Using independent judgment recommends and/or takes action related to interviews, hires, transfers, promotions, performance evaluation, staffing management, disciplinary actions, and employee complaints, concerns, and feedback. Holds direct reports accountable.

  • SCHEDULING: Responsible for completing personnel schedules assuring they meet the staffing needs, staffing targets and budget guidelines.

  • POLICY/PROCEDURE: Responsible for and participates in the planning and formulation of policies and procedures for respiratory services.

  • REGULATORY/SAFETY: Oversees operational compliance with standards set by regulatory agencies (such as State or Federal, JCAHO, CAP, CLIA, and OSHA). Works with Safety Committee to establish and monitor safety measures to detect and minimize hazards within the department.

  • ORIENTATION/TRAINING: Assists Clinical Manager in development and accountable for implementation of education programs for student training, new employee orientation, and in-service education. Assures the competency program is integrated with education.

  • TECHNCIAL EXPERTISE: Keeps up with current trends in respiratory services medicine. Ability to perform duties of the respiratory therapist is required.

  • CONTINUOUS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: With the Respiratory Therapy Leadership team develops the annual quality improvement plan, including any special projects. Seeks inputs from all customers in developing goals and objectives. Has knowledge and skills in the use of statistical tools to analyze performance improvement data. Uses appropriate benchmark information to set goals and objectives.

  • SERVICE EXCELLENCE: Collaborates with other departments to promote optimal patient care and customer service. Models and mentors Providence Health & Services Standards of Service Excellence. Elicits feedback from employees, physicians, patients, and other clients regarding service satisfaction. Implements appropriate action(s) to effect change.

  • PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS: Ensures that clinical care patient care standards, policies, procedures and protocols. Establishes clear clinical practice expectations for patient care areas using department philosophy.

  • Expected to cover call on a rotating basis with other members of the management team. May be expected to carry a cell phone (provided by the department) when on call.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • 5 years or recent experience in Respiratory Care; 2 of the 5 years must be in NICU or PICU.

  • Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and obtain the Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (NPS) through the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) within one year of hire.

  • Must provide proof of recredentialing every five years, if required by NBRC.

  • Must have and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certifications.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associates Degree in Respiratory Care

  • 2 years previous supervisory experience in Respiratory Care

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Clinical Lead Supervisor/Manager

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 303117