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Supervisor Outpatient Respiratory Services

Company: Middlesex Health
Location: Middletown
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Description Full-Time/40 hours - Days This is a benefits eligible position (Health, Dental, Vision, Paid Time off, Sick Time, Retirement plan and much more!) Today's Smarter Choice for Care... Middlesex Health is an independent award winning organization. At Middlesex Health, we have a unique combination of award-winning talent, world-class technology and patient-first care that's making health care better. Through our affiliation with the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Middlesex Health has access to the most advanced medical knowledge and research available. Position Summary: The Supervisor - Respiratory Services is responsible for leadership and supervision of clinical oversight for all Sleep Technologists including but not limited to development of procedures, staff education and patient care oversight. This supervisor is responsible for implementation and evaluation of quality improvement within scope of their clinical practice. This is a highly responsible program and staff supervisory position supporting the Sleep Center and PFT Lab. Other duties and responsibilities:Assured staff perform patient assessments and make appropriate recommendations for patient care and therapeutic interventions that are in accordance with department, location and organization policies, procedures and protocols.Assures staff providing clinical services have demonstrated skills that are commensurate with their documented training, experience and competence.Assures new staff receive orientation of sufficient duration and content relevant to program area(s).Reviews departmental objectives and assists with the development of long and short-range goals in conjunction with department leadership. Maintains knowledge to deliver sleep diagnostic testing and treatment procedures to ages 13 and above.Assures staff participate in relevant in-service education programs. Ensures staff and department maintain continual readiness for regulatory reviews through active participation in system meetings, activities and assessments as appropriate. Coordinates training, documentation, implementation and evaluation of new initiatives, programs and protocols. Implements and monitors changes in care or practice as necessary. Monitors and assists staff in professional and departmental growth and advancement. Manages human resource issues in a responsible, respectful, confidential, and fiscally responsible manner including recruitment, onboarding, orientation, direction, supervision, performance evaluation, annual merit, and disciplinary action. Provides information regarding equipment and staffing needs for program areas for consideration in the departmental budget. Develops and provides education in Sleep Center procedures, protocols and principles to the multi-disciplinary team, other healthcare professionals, students, patients, families, administration and/or the general community. Conducts staff meetings and other communications to effectively disseminate information, problem-solve situations and provide education. Acts as a liaison and resource to other departments as necessary. Maintains appropriate knowledge of current regulations, including but not limited to billing and reimbursements for insurance payers. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team to plan, deliver and evaluate care needs of patients and families. Actively participates in identified committees and groups as appointed. Actively participates in Quality Improvement efforts and committees as appropriate. Establishes priorities and serves as a resource for staff related to Quality Improvement efforts and clinical practice measures. Coordinates ongoing Quality Improvement projects within the department, including but not limited to patient satisfaction, infection control, equipment malfunction problems and chart audits.Adheres to all Core Values (Compassion, Pursue Excellence, Cooperation and Collaboration, Upholds Honesty, and Supports Innovation).Adheres to all Absolutes (Privacy and Confidentiality, Professional Appearance, and Responsibility and Commitment). Other job related duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications:Greater than 3 years experience as a Sleep TechnicianCompletion of a 2 year AMA approved School of Respiratory Therapy with an Associates' Degree Progressive supervisory experience or equivalentMust have a Connecticut license of Respiratory Care PractitionerMust be a Registered Respiratory Therapist or Certified Respiratory TherapyMust have Registry in Polysomnography (CCSH, RPSGT, RST, or SDS)Current CPR Card Preferred Qualifications:Bachelors in healthcare related fieldWorking knowledge of Pulmonary Function Testing Benefits of Working at Middlesex Health: When you choose Middlesex Health to further your career, you have chosen a health care system that strives for excellence in patient care as well as employee satisfaction. In fact, we firmly believe they go hand-in-hand. Middlesex Health is committed to offering employees a comprehensive, competitive and affordable benefit package. We also continuously seek to improve and expand the benefits available to our employees. In addition to our paid time off, some of these benefits include: Tuition and continuing education assistance: Middlesex Health provides financial support for training and education. Retirement plan: The Middlesex Health Retirement Savings & Investment Plan allows eligible employees to make voluntary, pre-tax contributions and receive limited matching contributions from the Hospital every pay period, along with an automatic core contribution from the Hospital each year. Student Loan Relief Program: Middlesex Health offers a voluntary Loan Relief--- benefit from Fiducius that can help you better manage your student loans Middlesex Health Based in Middletown, Connecticut, Middlesex Health, a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, includes Middlesex Hospital, a not-for-profit magnet hospital with 275 beds, and two Middlesex Health Cancer Center locations. It also features three emergency departments and two urgent care centers, along with many other programs and services. Middlesex Health's network of primary care physicians, medical and surgical specialists, and Home Health employees work to meet the needs of the Middlesex County and Connecticut shoreline Communities. Using innovative technology, Middlesex Health's vision is to be the clear, first choice for medical care, and its mission is to provide the safest, highest-quality care and best experience possible.

Keywords: Middlesex Health, Middletown , Supervisor Outpatient Respiratory Services, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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