Location Address:401 Palmetto Street, New Smyrna, Florida 32168
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Full Time Days
You will be responsible for:
Reports to the Cardiopulmonary Manager/Director. Provides frontline leadership and direct supervision to all staff on shift. May assume management responsibilities in absence of Manager/Director. Supports management decisions in a positive, professional manner.
Prioritizes, effectively communicates priorities and delegates duties accordingly. Monitors staff productivity. Maintains appropriate shift coverage by calling in and calling off staff. Assigns workload in a fair and equitable manner. Demonstrates and promotes stewardship via prudent use of supplies, equipment, labor and procedures. Ensures completion of work by shift’s end, accurate shift report and smooth transition to next shift.
Serves as resource to staff. Trains and instructs cardiopulmonary and other staff. Assesses orientation and competency progress. Supervises student and staff preceptor programs. Rounds regularly with assigned staff. Assists with staff evaluations based on observed skills and behaviors. May serve as BLS, ACLS, PALS and/or NRP instructor.
Maintains a supportive atmosphere conducive to quality care, department growth, staff development and high morale; coaches and councils team members to ensure operational efficiency and optimal patient care. Exhibits and encourages a standard of excellence.
Delivers and/or assists with the delivery of emergent respiratory therapy as well as routine respiratory therapy including: aerosol therapy, arterial blood gas drawing and monitoring, lung expansion therapy, oxygen therapy and bronchial hygiene in accordance with applicable policy and procedure; ensures operational efficiency in the stress lab and other diagnostic areas.
Takes a leadership role in achieving scorecard metrics and other performance improvement initiatives. Keeps various PI logs and records including equipment quality control, safety, code blue and CAP up-to-date. Maintains patient readiness and timely availability of critical equipment and supplies.
Is able to perform all duties of a Respiratory Therapist III as needed.
What you will need:
Must be registered (RRT) or certified (CRT) prior to 2000 by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
Current BLS, ACLS is required.
PALS and NRP if required by the incumbent's primary facility.
Must have a valid Florida license.
Must have 5 years hospital experience as RRT or > 8 years as CRT and at least 1 year critical care experience.
The Shift Lead is responsible for daily assignment of staff and re-evaluating the staff assignments throughout the shift. The Shift Lead demonstrates skills and knowledge in the management of all types of patients (acute or chronic) including neonate, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric and will assist with skill competencies, staff education, new hire orientation and other assigned administrative duties. The Shift Lead must demonstrate leadership ability, sound clinical judgement and professional attributes including: organizational, team building and communication skills. The Shift Lead will adhere to the AdventHealth Corporate Compliance Plan, to the rules and regulations of all local, state and federal agencies and to the standards of all accrediting bodies. The Shift Lead actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
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