HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Respiratory Therapy Supervisor in Independence, Missouri

_Centerpoint Medical Center – Independence, MO_

_Respiratory Therapy Supervisor_

Centerpoint Medical Center features 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

*Centerpoint Medical Center *features the following: * Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services * An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services * Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine * An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator * Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries * Women’s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit * Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.

  • Position Summary:*

  • *Under general supervision of the Director, is responsible for the general supervision as well as the clinical performance including; shift assignments and workload distribution; maintaining ICU standards and guidelines; providing patient care as needed; performing employee evaluations; assisting in verifying payroll; performing clinical functions within the scope of practice of the department; assisting in conducting employee interviews; recommending departmental policies, procedures, and programs to ensure departmental effectiveness; assisting in Performance Improvement; performing routine equipment calibration and function checks; managing productivity; maintaining communications within the department and with other departments; working on call if needed. The Supervisor in this department provides care for birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older.

_Minimum Requirements_: Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited respiratory Therapy program. Associate’s degree required, BS degree preferred. Knowledge/Professional Licensure/Registration/Certifications: Must be licensed with the State of Missouri. Must have BLS. Must maintain clinical competencies required by the Department, appropriate to the level of service provided. Above average interpersonal skills. Basic computer skills. Management Experience: One year of recent supervisory experience. Experience: Three years of relevant clinical experience.

Job: *Supervisors Team Leaders & Coordinators

Title: Respiratory Therapy Supervisor

Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09726-51488