END DATE October 14, 2016

Clinical Respiratory Coord

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare - Winfield, IL

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Job Description

The Clinical Respiratory Coordinator is responsible for evaluating and overseeing clinical practices within the department, working collaboratively with manager, staff, physicians, and other departments to maintain patient care excellence and compliance. Assists the Respiratory Manager in administrative functions and assumes the duties and responsibilities of the Respiratory Care Manager as delegated or in the case of absence. Acts as a mentor, facilitator, coach, and clinical/supervisory resource.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Emergency department experience

* 3 years experience in acute care hospital setting to include adult, pediatric, and neonatal critical care and relief supervisory experience

* Must possess leadership skills including communication, organizational skills, time management, coping skills, motivation, problem solving, autonomy, and supporting the team

* Two years or more experience as a NICU Level III transport therapist Regulatory, leadership and/or teaching experience a plus

* Completion of asthma education course preferred

* Training in lab quality standards and blood gas instrument troubleshooting preferred

Required Education:

* Graduate from an accredited school of respiratory therapy

* Illinois State License as a Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP)


Certifications/Licensure: ACLS within 6 months of hire, BLS, NRP, PALS, LIC RCP, REG RRT