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Respiratory Therapist Supervisor

Company: UHealthSolutions, Inc.
Location: Butner
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Respiratory Therapy SupervisorButner Federal Correctional Complex (FCC Butner)_________________________________________________________________________ UHealthSolutions, Inc. is seeking to hire a Respiratory Therapy Supervisor to work within The Federal Medical Center in Butner, NC. FMC Butner is a United States federal prison in North Carolina for male inmates of all security levels who have special health needs. It is part of the Butner Federal Correctional Complex (FCC Butner) and is operated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), a division of the United States Department of Justice. It is located near the Research Triangle area of Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill. POSITION SUMMARY:Supervise, perform, evaluate, and coordinate diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures as defined in the Respiratory Care Services Procedures Manual, performing work in accordance with physician orders in BOP patient populations in intermediate, intensive, and emergency care areas. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Perform all duties and responsibilities of the Respiratory Care PractitionerDevelop clinical care protocols.Evaluate patient care plansAssure respiratory care staff competency and safety.Appraise performance of all staff members.Develop performance plans and professional goalsImplement any necessary corrective actionsMonitor adherence to policy, procedures, and practice guidelinesCoordinate the evaluation of products/equipment.Coordinate and monitor departmental improvement projects.Provide input into departmental equipment selection and function.Assure safe and appropriate working environment.Assure appropriate supply inventory.Provide input into applicant hiring and termination decisions.Monitor and report all patient care, safety, medication, technical and employee incidents.Assess human resource requirements daily.Assure appropriate staff and skill levelAssess human resource requirements daily Assume on-call responsibilities as neededProvides timely communication on pertinent information to management. Additional Duties and Responsibilities: - Demonstrates an "it's my job attitude" by doing appropriate tasks that are not assigned and performing other duties as assigned. - Works effectively and cooperatively in groups/teams. - Takes appropriate actions to meet the needs and expectations of the customer. - Interacts with employees, patients, physicians, and anyone else while at work in a professional manner. - Serves as a positive example by speaking positively about other employees, departments, physicians, and the federal medical center. - Follows department and hospital policies and procedures. - Follows appropriate infection control practices. - Assists with training of employees as needed. Professional Requirements: - Demonstrates respect and civility in all interactions with others. - Adheres to dress code; appearance is neat and clean. - Completes annual educational requirements. - Wears identification while on duty. - Ensures compliance with policies and procedures. Regulatory Requirements: - North Carolina State Licensure - Registry RRT/CRT by the National Association for Respiratory Care (NBRC) - Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) - Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Education: - High school graduate (diploma or equivalent) - Completion of a 2-year AMA approved respiratory care program (Associates Degree or the equivalent). - Must maintain North Carolina annual license requirements for CEUs. - Three years experience in clinical respiratory therapy, including one year experience in intensive care respiratory therapy; supervisory experience preferred. Language Skills: - Ability to read and communicate effectively in English. - Fluency in additional (second) language desirable. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Knowledge necessary to make appropriate clinical decisions and interaction relative to the specific age of a patient. - Skills validation/certification of competencies for the duties and responsibilities required for Respiratory Therapist. - Maintain North Carolina License requirements for CEUs. - Work involves contact with patients of all ages, family members, physicians, nursing, and all other members of the health care team. - Work is performed in all areas of the institution. - Work may require lifting or pushing more than 30 pounds. - Required to carry emergency airway bag weighing approximately 20 pounds - Work requires walking, running, climbing, and bending. - Customer service and communication expertise COVID-19 Considerations:All employees must show proof of vaccination or seek exemption or accommodation related to disability, medical or religious based reason(s) by their 1st day of employment. Additional Information: As a UHealthSolutions employee working at the Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCC Butner, you must comply not only with all the policies, rules and regulations of UHealthSolutions, but also with all of the rules and regulations of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCC Butner. You will be trained in UHealthSolutions and Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCC Butner policies by UHealthSolutions and Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCC Butner, respectively. As a condition of employment, you must gain and maintain Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCC Butner approval for facility access. If at any time during your employment with UHealthSolutions, you have any questions or concerns with respect to any rule or regulation of UHealthSolutions and/or Federal Bureau of Prisons, FCC Butner, you must immediately speak with your supervisor. Appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of urinalysis, physical, and background investigation. All applicants are subject to National Crime Information Center (NCIC) and credit checks. Successful completion of the "Introduction to Correctional Techniques", three-week training course is required. This position has been identified as test designated. Incumbents will be subject to urinalysis testing under the BOP Drug Free Workplace Plan. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. UHS reserves the right to modify position duties at any time, due to business necessity. UHealthSolutions is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds.

Keywords: UHealthSolutions, Inc., Durham , Respiratory Therapist Supervisor, Healthcare , Butner, North Carolina

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