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Under limited supervision, directs Respiratory Therapy Services of more than one hospital. Plans, Directs and Monitors clinical and technical operations, functions and resources of the Respiratory Therapy Department. Administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of cardiopulmonary system. Performs diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary system to aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.
Bachelors degree in Respiratory Therapy or Administration.
Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.
- Current state licensure. - BCLS and ACLS certifications.
- ACLS instructor preferred -
Must maintain currency of NBRC and BCLS/ACLS Certifications and State license.
Minimum five years of previous experience in all aspects of cardiopulmonary services.
Minimum four years management experience in acute care hospital.
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