Director of Cardio
Gillette, WY 82717
Working in conjunction with the Director of Nursing, the Manager of Cardiopulmonary Services provides planning, direction, organization and leadership in the delivery of services within the areas of oversight. Acts as a liaison between other hospital departments and the medical staff, to assure effective communication in the delivery of quality patient care. The Cardiopulmonary Services Manager ensures practice is according to the rules and regulations of licensure by The State of Wyoming Respiratory Professional guidelines, and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Actively supports the CCH Mission, Vision, Values and Standards of Behavior.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
Demonstrates knowledge of respiratory therapy, cardiology and sleep medicine.
Develops, directs and facilitates achievement of department goals.
Collaborates with Clinical Supervisors/Coordinators in developing and maintaining standards for clinical practice.
Evaluates department’s human resource needs, including recruitment and retention of staff.
Responsible for interviewing, hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions in conjunction with the supervisory staff.
Maintains fiscal responsibility for departments.
Develops and manages the operating and capital budgets.
Collaborates in the development of marketing strategies.
Plans, supervises and assists with the delivery of patient care.
Actively participates in hospital committees and patient care improvement teams.
Develops and maintains productive working relationships with inter- and intra-departmental personnel, medical staff, community, patients and family members.
Promotes service excellence
Keeps abreast of current developments in patient care and provides and coordinates in-service training of employees.
Evaluates patient care delivery systems and oversees the continuous quality improvement efforts.
Must be free from governmental sanctions involving health care and/or financial practices.
Complies with the hospital’s Corporate Compliance Program including, but not limited to, the Code of Conduct, laws and regulations, and hospital policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Respiratory Therapy. RRT required. Holds Bachelor’s degree in related field or completes within two years of hire. Experience in Sleep Medicine preferred. . Maintains 20 contact hours of continuing education annually.
Licensure: Current RRT license in the state of Wyoming
Must have current Healthcare Provider CPR or Red Cross Professional Rescuer certification within 60 days of employment.
Experience: Minimum 10 years of respiratory/cardiopulmonary experience, 5 of which are in management..
Essential Technical/Motor Skills: Hand/eye coordination, fine and gross motor skills, able to speak clearly, computer skills.
Interpersonal Skills: Good interpersonal skills needed to work with staff, physicians, patients and families. Able to communicate positively under stress.
Essential Physical Requirements: Requires standing or walking for long periods of time. Requires stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling. Able to lift up to 50 pounds
Essential Mental Abilities: Able to prioritize multiple details simultaneously and requires function under high stress.
Essential Sensory Requirements: Corrected vision, hearing to normal range.
Exposure to Hazards: OSHA CATEGORY I. TASK THAT INVOLVE EXPOSURE TO BLOOD, BODY FLUIDS, OR TISSUES. All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or potential for spills or splashes of them, are Category I Tasks. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for every employee engaged in Category I Tasks.
Hours of Work: Generally normal business hours; may be required to work weekends, nights, evenings and holidays as necessary to ensure smooth departmental operations.
Attends required meetings 80% of time.
Current ACLS/ PALS or ENPC required
Completes Mandatory Education
National certification recommended.