Manager Respiratory Therapy Services

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Are you a leader looking for work within a dynamic team that is passionate about performing life changing work? Perhaps you are a Manager, ready for a change, and looking to make a difference in Respiratory Therapy and Epilepsy Treatment.  We are looking for an experienced Manager to lead our teams to the next level.  The Manager of Respiratory Services will oversee a team of 70 Respiratory Therapists and 8 EEG Technicians.

St. Joseph Hospital EMU interfaces at a multidisciplinary level to provide patients with high-level neurodiagnostic and comprehensive treatment services, establishing SJH as a leader in Colorado.  The National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) is pleased to accredit Saint Joseph Hospital as a level 4 epilepsy center for 2017 and 2018. 
"Saint Joseph Hospital is accredited by the NAEC as a level 4 epilepsy center. Level 4 epilepsy centers have the professional expertise and facilities to provide the highest level medical and surgical evaluation and treatment for patients with complex epilepsy.”
Accountable for the leadership and management functions of the Respiratory Therapy Department Services. Organizes, delegates, and coordinates the activities of the assigned services.  Completes department schedules, employee professional development process and specified activities related to the employment process. Develops, coordinates, and monitors all employee orientation, competency and education.  Prepares department budget and maintains financial accountability. Monitors staffing and maintains department productivity.  Coordinates department quality improvement process.  Required knowledge of Respiratory Therapy Procedures and management of personnel.  Responsible for the Departmental compliance with strategic planning, fiscal responsibilities and regulatory requirements.  Active participation through interdepartmental interaction required.  Special projects are frequently assigned.  Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Promotes mission, vision and values of SCL Healthcare.
  • Actively fulfills Best in the Nation goals.
  • Responsible for the administrative duties of the Respiratory Therapy Department including budget, education, and program development.
  • Maintain current Respiratory Therapy Services knowledge
  • Facilitates the department operations and staff performance to ensure provision of quality patient care
  • Is adept with qualitative, quantitative or technical tools needed to perform the job
  • Able to understand and apply information, policies, procedures and skills required by the position.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Bachelor of Science  
  • Minimum five years experience in respiratory field
  • Charge Therapist level
  • Working knowledge of automated information systems and MS office
  • Minimum two year’s previous management experience preferred with demonstrated competence in achieving outcomes through people.
  • Current Colorado State License for Respiratory Therapy
  • BLS required
  • ACLS required  
Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO
Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver
Department: SJD-Respiratory Therapy
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17008042
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