The Charge Therapist is responsible for directing and assisting in the respiratory care activities of the department they are assigned to. The Charge Therapist staff will be expected to be active in staff supervision, maintaining established productivity, development of others, performance improvement initiatives and interdepartmental communications. Provides patient care to neonatal, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients.
Qualifications - Minimum
Work requires successful completion of the requirements of an educational program in respiratory therapy as approved by the Ohio Respiratory Care Board. Must hold and maintain an active license to practice respiratory care in the State of Ohio and furnish this information to the department. Must be registered by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
Must maintain certification in Basic Life Support, ACLS. PALS and NRP. NPS preferred.
Two years experience as a respiratory therapist preferred. Must possess current knowledge of all critical care procedures of respiratory care commensurate with an acute care setting in adult, neonatal and pediatric areas.
Must maintain Life Flight Safety class and be able to go on patient transportations to include ambulance and air (SVMMC only).
Must have interpersonal skills to deal with the complexities of working with patients and specialty department personnel.
Must possess analytical skills to deal with clinical problems, to prioritize work, and direct the work of others.
Leadership experience and skills preferred.
Must be able to effectively lead through all routine and emergency situations. Demonstrate effective prioritization without direct supervision.
Hours per pay period: 72
Hours: 7:30pm to 7:00am
Rotating weekends and holidays.
Shift and Job Schedule
Job Shift: Nights, Job Schedule: Full-Time
Equal Employment Opportunity
It is our policy to abide by all Federal and State laws, as well as, the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a), prohibiting discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibiting discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.