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Director Respiratory Therapy

Company: HCA Florida North Florida Hospital
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Description This position is incentive eligible.

IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) Director Respiratory Therapy you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Florida North Florida Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Florida North Florida Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location. Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Director Respiratory Therapy where your passion for creating positive patient interactions is valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and Qualifications

    Job Summary: -
    The Director is accountable for reassuring the provision of effective, high quality patient care and encompasses multiple responsibilities which include management of staff, budgetary, and other resources; development of personnel; compliance with regulatory and professional standards. Strategic planning; and fostering of interdisciplinary, collaborative relationships within the units of responsibility and the organization. Follows policies and procedures of West Florida Hospital. Participates in the Quality Improvement process and adheres to WFH standards of behavior. -
    In this role, you will: -
    Perform both basic and advanced therapeutic procedures for patients of all ages. - -Communicate changes in the respiratory therapy treatment with other healthcare team members. - -Perform respiratory protocols and clinical assessment of patients based upon established policy and procedure. - -Provide effective education to patients, students, and coworkers as appropriate. -Assembles, checks, and troubleshoots respiratory therapy equipment. - -Maintain clinical and professional competency based upon established standards of practice. - -Assist in orientation of new employees. -Responsible for developing and coordinating the department's strategic plan. - -Maintain department budget. -Oversee department process improvement. - -Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies. - -Assist in providing education to all staff in the facility. - -Provides leadership and promotes teamwork within Cardiopulmonary Services. - -Ensures that professional staff is able to provide direct and indirect patient care and clinical services to the patient population. - -Works closely with Physicians, Nursing, and other clinical services across the organization to achieve program goals. - -Must be able to exert up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly. - -

    Perform repetitive tasks/motions. Push/pull up to 150 lbs. occasionally. -What qualifications you will need:
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support
    • RRT/Respiratory Care Practitioner (RRT / RCP)
    • Bachelors DegreeNo Travel Required3 years experience Required Years of Experience HCA Florida North Florida Hospital is a 523-bed, full-service medical and surgical acute care center. For over 49 years, we have served North Central Florida. We offer comprehensive cardiovascular care, oncology, orthopedics, and neurosciences. We offer minimally-invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, weight loss surgery and treatment. Other services that we provide include women's health and wound therapy. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and certified as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Our hospital has an Accredited Chest Pain Center by ACC (American College of Cardiology) and is designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery and Bariatric Surgery. We are committed to patient safety and quality of care. We have received the highest scores available in recognition of this commitment. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr. HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Director Respiratory Therapy opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Florida North Florida Hospital, Gainesville , Director Respiratory Therapy, Executive , Gainesville, Florida

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