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Providence Health & Services Manager - Respiratory Care Services in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Manager Respiratory Care Services - Respiratory Therapy (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland , OR.

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We are seeking a Manager Respiratory Care Services - Respiratory Therapy that will plan, organizes and directs the activities of Respiratory Care Services including Neonatal ICU, Pediatrics, Adult respiratory care and Pulmonary Function Testing. Be Responsible for development and implementation of on site operations which are integrated and consistent with the regional delivery system

On Site responsibilities: Provide leadership, management and direction for all services within Respiratory Care and Neuro-diagnostic Services. Coordinates operational activities of the department to achieve goals and objectives. Serves as a catalyst and mentor for motivating productivity, innovation, high employee morale, and commitment to the organization. Develops, monitors and effectively regulates departmental budgets, developing high quality and cost effective services.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for hiring, developing, evaluating, and rewarding, counseling, disciplinary actions and terminations within areas managed. In addition, the continuing education and training of employees requires implementation of an educational program which is regularly scheduled and assures mandatory subject matters are covered annually

  • Provide services and programs that respond to and anticipate the needs of patients, medical staff, institution, region, and community

  • Develop revenue, expense, capital and minor equipment budgets, which establish sound financial structure and framework for the operation of respiratory services within the institution, in concert with regional services

  • Develop and implements regionally standardized methods for performing specified work through written policies, procedures, and protocols which interface with critical paths and optimize outcomes

  • Anticipate and plans for future conditions which may have an effect on Respiratory Care Services

  • Establishe specific objectives to be accomplished on a yearly basis

  • Organize services to accomplish regional and on site goals efficiently and effectively

  • Delegate appropriate responsibility and authority to subordinates creating accountability of tasks

  • Establish relationships within the community, region, hospital, and department conducive to the accomplishment of established goals

  • Provide an environment supportive of personnel which maximizes employee motivation, maintains and improves knowledge, skill levels and promotes positive working relationships

  • Develop and strengthens personnel through appropriate selection, appraisals, counseling, participation, and team building

  • Encourage attitudes, knowledge and skills supportive of the Mission Practicum

  • Establish and monitors performance standards and expectations in all services managed

  • Evaluate employees, in reference to standards and expectations, on a timely basis without delinquency, to determine retention, merit increases, promotion, and to provide feedback on their performance

  • Develop new concepts and imaginative approaches to the development of cost effective and appropriate utilization of regional and department services

  • Scrutinize the general operation and direction of on site Respiratory Care Services with the Regional Director, Medical Directors, the Medical Staff, and Hospital COO, on a regular basis

  • Establish and maintain good rapport with departments and units utilizing Respiratory Care Services

  • Control Respiratory Care Services by assessing and regulating work in progress and evaluating the measured results

  • Evaluate financial performance and productivity for each area of Respiratory Care Services

  • Take timely and appropriate actions to resolve discrepancies

  • Maintain personal and staff knowledge level through programs in continuing education

  • Comply with national and local regulations as well as accreditation standards

  • Develop and administers a quality improvement program to effectively uphold the level of services provided

  • Obtain approval through IRB process and coordinates research activities within areas of responsibility

  • Establish training classes, conferences and meetings on a regular basis

  • Represent department in critical care, management, multidisciplinary, nursery, information system and materials management conferences and meetings

  • Research new supplies and equipment for proposal and justification of purchase. Is active member of corporate Respiratory Care Resource Council


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Health Care Administration, or Respiratory Care

  • Licensed in the state of Oregon as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

  • Registration with the National Board for Respiratory Care as a Registered Respiratory Therapist

  • BLS certification

  • Five (5 ) years of Hospital experience in clinical respiratory care

  • Previous experience with leadership role and responsibilities

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree in Business or Health Care Administration

  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible positions, which include human resource management, business management and program development

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

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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: Non-Clinical Director/Executive

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 332222