- Dallas, Texas
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- Children’s Health Dallas
The Pulmonary Function Lab (PFT) Team Leader is responsible for providing leadership to the front-line staff in collaboration with the Practice Administrator. They serve as a conduit between the PFT employees for the purpose of facilitating communication, overseeing operations, orientation of new team members in collaboration with the Clinical Educators and continuously evaluating quality and performance improvement. The Team Leader plans operational needs by setting priorities, planning for staffing based on volume, coordinating assignments across campuses and is responsible for providing expert direct patient care, directly supporting and developing respiratory care practitioners (RCPs) and externs assigned to them. Additionally, the PFT Team Leader provides guidance, coaching and feedback to team members and provides significant input to employment decisions, addresses performance issues, and assists with performance reviews. Monitors key metrics and analyzes information to ensure operational quality and efficiency targets are being met. The Team Leader will also serve in various RCP roles including, pulmonary function testing, breathing treatments and patient education.
Some highlighted responsibilities include:
Team Leader Responsibilities:
Direct Patient Respiratory Care Responsibilities:
Quality Assurance and Process Improvement Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years’ job-related experience including at least 3 years’ previous experience in a pediatric or neonatal respiratory care in an acute care hospital setting. Additionally, a minimum of 5 years’ PF testing and a minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience is required.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Children’s Health values the role each team member plays in helping us make life better for children. We employ more than 7,500 people and provide rewarding career opportunities that enable team members to reach their highest potential.
Since 2009, we have held the AANC Magnet® designation for nursing excellence. We are nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report, serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility for University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and are recognized for quality care in every specialty.
Children’s Health has been named for nine consecutive years as one of the 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Reviews. Children’s Health was chosen based on our robust benefits, wellness initiatives, professional development opportunities and work environment that promotes employee collaboration and satisfaction.
Children’s Health offers competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for learning and career development. We also promote a diverse and inclusive workplace, and our team members have a voice in their work through surveys and town halls