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Director, Respiratory Care


This is a Full-time position in Roseburg, OR posted February 10, 2021.

n Overview: nnCommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health.

With more than 700 care sites across the U.


, from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S.


Our world needs compassion like never before.

Our communities need caring and our families need protection.

With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.nn nResponsibilities nn n Pay Scale: n For salary information please contact Human Resources at nn nn nn nn n Shift: n Full Time, 8am
– 5pmnn nn nn nn n Job Summary: nn nn nn nnUnder the direction of Chief Nursing Officer/Chief Operating Officer, the Director of Respiratory Therapy provides leadership and supervision to Respiratory Therapy, Sleep Lab and EEG.

Ensures stability and direction of personnel ensuring best practices are sustained.nn nn nn nn n Essential Duties: nn Works closely with nursing unit managers in all aspects of patient care ensuring all changes in policy and procedures are communicated and adhere to The Joint Commission standards.

Provides input to senior management in areas of staffing, budgeting, cost effectiveness, quality improvement and integration into hospital wide functioning.

Develops and implements long term goals relating to department needs, staff growth and development and patient programs.

Meets with frontline supervisors to evaluate work performance of respiratory personnel, sleep staff and EEG according to performance standards.

Conducts counseling sessions in accordance with Human resource standards and policies.

Directs front line supervisors with interviewing, hiring and counseling staff.

Makes rounds in the departments (Respiratory, Sleep lab, EEG) to ensure communication, employee and patient satisfaction standards set by the facility are met.

Communicates with the Medical Director for all the departments under the Director’s charge.

Develops and maintains all policies and procedures.

Ensures all government and regulatory standards are maintained and updated as needed.

Directly responsible for fiscal management of the Respiratory therapy, Sleep Lab and EEG departments, including fiscal budget formulation, monitoring and cost containment.

Directs departments to maintain The Joint Commission and CAP readiness, ensuring all standards are met and complied with.

With the input from the frontline supervisors, completes performance evaluations and/or assists in performance evaluations.

Serves as compliance officer for the departments.

Oversees frontline supervisors in areas of inventory and procurement of departmental supplies.

Maintains membership in the Trauma committee, Pain management committee, RRT/Crash cart committee and any other committees deemed necessary by senior management.

nn#LI-CHInn nn#missioncriticalnn nQualifications nn n License/Certification: nn Must have current BLS within 30 days of hire and ACLS within 6 months of hire.

nn n Experience: nn Five (5) years experience as a Respiratory Therapist required.

Management/supervisory experience preferred Knowledge of all phases of respiratory therapy required.

Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, required.

Must be self-motivated and able to work independently.

Must be innovative and possess the ability to evaluate and present new approaches and ideas to advance respiratory therapy services.

nn n Education: nn Associates Degree in an approved Respiratory Therapy program required.

Bachelors degree preferred nCommonSpirit Health participates in E-verify.n n

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