Posted: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 5:32 AM
Job DescriptionCovenant HealthCareUS:MI:SAGINAWVARIABLEFULL TIME BENEFITEDThe role of the Respiratory Coordinator is to organize, direct and ensure the day-to-day effective operations of the Respiratory department. This individual is responsible for directing the daily workflow by assigning work, supervising and organizing the daily work schedule and collaborates with RT staff to achieve maximum utilization of services. The Coordinator will participate in and monitor the Quality Assurance (QA) and continuous quality improvement activities of the department. The Coordinator will serve as the educator to staff and other internal and external customers of Covenant HealthCare. The Coordinator, under the direction of the Manager, is expected to actively participate in recommending the selection/hiring of new employees and assist with assigned employee performance evaluations and corrective actions.The Respiratory Coordinator must demonstrate excellent customer service performance in that his/her attitude and actions are at all times consistent with the standards contained in the Vision, Mission and Values of Covenant HealthCare and the commitment to Extraordinary Care for Every Generation.Conducts and/or works in conjunction with the manager on employee management issues including hiring, corrective action and evaluation of employeesCompletes documentation, investigation and interventions as appropriate for corrective action and/or employee development with manager supportAssists in time sheet documentation for payrollCoaches, mentors, encourages and motivates employees. Promotes employees to work together as an effective team. Serves as a resource to the employees.Monitors, directs and oversees activities of Respiratory Care. Ensures procedures are in place to support the department.Creates and monitors daily staff assignments and ensure assignments are completed.Monitors workflow patterns and suggests changes to improve service.Ensures appropriate scheduling of employees: adjusts staffing, lunch and break assignments to work volume and changes in staff according to approved budget.Recommends and develops new procedures to improve services. Assists in new procedure development, implementation and review in conjunction with other coordinators and Managers.Assists in establishing and documenting competencies.Instruct staff and trains new employees where appropriate.Monitors improvement reports and recommends corrective action to ensure continuous quality improvement.EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:Required: Registration by the National Board for Respiratory Therapy as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.Preferred: Bachelors Degree in Business or a Health related field3 - 5 years in a leadership role or equivalentMinimum of 2 years as a RRTKNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:Technical knowledge consistent with RRT registrationExcellent verbal and written communication and public relations skillsPersonal computer skills and MS software applicationsAble to flex work schedule in order to meet department and staffing needsProven ability to work under stressful situations with a positive attitudeAbility to lead and mentor staffWORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Ability to maintain punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state, and local standards.Constant standing, walking, hearing and near vision.Frequent lifting up to 10 lbs.Frequent talking, midrange vision, depth perception, visual accommodation and color vision.Occasional lifting up to 100 or more lbs.Occasional sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, handling and field of vision. Company DescriptionCovenant HealthCare is a regional health care leader that offers a dynamic and supportive working atmosphere. Our workforce is comprised of a highly professional, diverse group of more than 4,000 individuals. We hold a high standard of patient care and support in our organization's success, which is why we believe that our staff plays a vital role in making Covenant HealthCare extraordinary.What makes a career at Covenant HealthCare so extraordinary?We are one of the largest, most comprehensive health care facilities north of metropolitan Detroit.We offer a broad spectrum of careers in services including cardiology, critical care, surgery, imaging and diagnostics, laboratory, oncology, orthopaedics, obstetrics, pediatrics, physical therapy, home health care and more.We offer competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, advancement and educational opportunities.We offer a culture rich in our Covenant WE CARE values.
• Location: Saginaw
• Post ID: 42239987 saginaw