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Respiratory Therapist Lead

Company: Powerback Rehabilitation
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Lead Respiratory Therapist is responsible for assisting the Vent Manager/District Manager in the efficient management of respiratory services in his/her assigned account(s).This position also assists in integration of respiratory care services in all settings. The Lead RespiratoryTherapist supports the delivery of the highest standards and quality of respiratory services.RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES:1. Is the back-up for the Vent Manager/ District Manager in his/her absence.2. Provides direct patient care.3. Assists respiratory staff in identifying and removing barriers to treatment and providing clinicaleducation to meet the needs of the patient.4. Assists in the efficient and profitable management of respiratory services in sites of service and allassigned contracts.5. Assists in operationally managing Genesis Respiratory Services and agency personnel within thefacility.6. Provides direct clinical support daily. Assists respiratory therapy staff with assignments as needed.Initiates and maintains communications and collaboration with all care team members. Participatesin multidisciplinary rounds as required by the Program/DM Manager. Communicate care planinterventions with staff.7. Assist with new hire orientation and training.8. Assists the VPM/DM in meeting budget through revenue enhancement and control of expenses9. Identify opportunities for business growth and provide clinical leadership for the advancement ofprofessional respiratory practices with staff in collaboration with VPM/DM and Clinical manager.10. Assists in preparation of facility/Territory reports on a weekly and monthly basis.11. Supports the delivery of the highest standard of respiratory services through appropriate utilizationof resources, the promotion of clinical programs, and staff development in collaboration withlicensed therapists, VPM/DM, Senior District Manager and Clinical Manager.12. Assists VPM/DM with customer service.13. Assists with the clinical management of the respiratory department, including oversight related tocase management, quality improvement, care planning, clinical utilization, and patient identificationis overseen by a licensed therapist14. Assists VPM/DM in ensuring practice act compliance.15. Attends facility meetings as requested by VPM/DM and is responsible for information sharing atfacility meetings.16. Ensures that staff participates in orientation and training programs including but not limited to allrequired compliance courses and relevant policies and procedures, and that such training is properlydocumented. Participates in compliance and other required training programs.17. Assists VPM/DM to ensure respiratory care is delivered in a professional and timely manneraccording to policy and procedures including rotating on call as needed.18. Performs other related duties as required.Requirements:SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL/VOCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:1. The Respiratory Therapy Supervisor must be licensed and/or eligible for licensure as required in thestate of practice.2. The Respiratory Therapy Supervisor must have three years direct patient care experience, and eitherone year of management experience in a respiratory setting or has functioned successfully as a pointperson under the supervision of a VPM/DM for a period of one year.3. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.4. A thorough knowledge of Respiratory Therapy procedures is Jobble

Keywords: Powerback Rehabilitation, Norfolk , Respiratory Therapist Lead, Healthcare , Norfolk, Virginia

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