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Director Respiratory Therapy

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: RESPIRATORY CARE
Categories: Respiratory Therapy
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

***There are two positions available, one is at Lee Memorial Hospital, one is at HealthPark Medical Center.***

ALL QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE REVIEWED AND VETTED THROUGH THE RETAINED SEARCH FIRM -MERRAINE GROUP

The Director will be accountable for the management of departmental operations of Respiratory Care Services at the specific acute care hospital to which assigned. Responsibilities include financial, strategic development, and staff development and planning. Directs, delegates and facilitates activities of the Respiratory Care staff. Develops, recommends, and implements policies and procedures. Coordinates the management of all areas within Respiratory Care Services and Pulmonary Rehabilitation if present in the facility.

Requirements:

Education: BS or BA degree required, Masters preferred.
Experience: Minimum of 5 years clinical experience including 2 years experience in all intensive care/critical care areas. Minimum of 5 years recent management/supervisory experience required.
License: State of FL licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist
Other: credentialed by the NBRC as a Registered Respiratory Therapist


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
General Requirements (has the ability to…)
Sit - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Stand - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Walk - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Drive - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Bend - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Climb - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Kneel - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Twist - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Maintain Balance - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Reach - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Sensory Requirements (has ability for…)
Far Vision - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Near Vision - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Color Vision - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Depth Perception - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Seeing Fine Details - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Hearing Norm Speech - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Hearing Overhead Pages - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Telephone use - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…)
Cope with high level of stress - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Make decisions under high pressure - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Concentrate - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Handle a high degree of flexibility - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Work alone - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Demonstrate high degree of patience - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Work in areas that are close and crowded - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Hand Manipulation (ability with…)
Simple Grasping - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Firm Grasping - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Fine Manipulation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Use of Keyboards - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Required Lifting (ability to lift…)
Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…)
Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
25 to 34 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
51 to 75 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Environmental (may be exposed to…)
Infectious Diseases - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)