Supervisory Registered Respiratory Therapists (RRT) perform and provide overall administrative supervision and technical direction of all Respiratory Therapy (RT) employees and services throughout VA Northern California Health Care System (VANCHCS). They demonstrate proficiency and excellence in performance for all areas of RT services. Assures that all services provided by respiratory personnel are performed in accordance with guidelines and requirements established by the VA. Responsible for supervision for Respiratory Therapist (RT) staff providing therapeutic and diagnostic procedures for in-patient and outpatient care at multiple sites. Establishes and maintains accurate work schedules. Assures equipment is properly maintained, cleaned, and disinfected. Trains employees on proper use of equipment. Creates organization of work and makes changes in the organization of work within allowable costs and established policies. Develops plans and schedules for guidance of subordinates for the accomplishment of work to meet program goals, objectives, and broad priorities established by higher levels of management. Reviews and analyzes records and reports of work production, equipment and staff resources used to evaluate progress and control or resolution of problems in achieving goals and objectives to higher levels of management. Assures timely ordering, delivery and stocking of all parts and supplies required by RT Services. Researches quotes and properly prepares all required forms for obtaining approved equipment. Plans and participates in education and/or training of pulmonary staff, house staff, nursing staff, other Medical Center personnel, patients, caregivers, and families. Interviews candidates for positions, recommends selections, advancements and promotions, trains new staff, and takes disciplinary action when necessary. Assigns and explains work requirements relative to pulmonary care for new requirements or policy changes, as well as existing processes. Resolves technical work problems not covered by precedents or established policies for routine, non-routine, or complex procedures. Continually assesses the quality and quantity of work and operating effectiveness and takes or recommends needed actions. Develops and updates guidelines and policies for routine, non-routine, or complex assignments. Reviews and revises policies and procedures for routine, non-routine, or exceptionally complex procedures, keeping all departmental practices current. Represents the department at interdisciplinary meetings and on facility level committees. Keeps supervisors and staff advised of changes that impact them, including policies and procedures. In collaboration with supervisor, initiates formal and follow-up personnel actions. Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Internal Number: 599115800
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