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Registered Respiratory Therapist-Clinical Manager – Children’s Health

Relocation Assistance Available 


We are expanding care for kids in North Texas! Come and join all that the Children’s Health System of Texas offers and make our next success story your own. We have new career opportunities in our Northern market as exciting as our hospital expansion. Located just 36 minutes north of Dallas, TX, Children’s Medical Center Plano is a world-class pediatric hospital. To ensure we continue offering the same outstanding, convenient care, we are increasing from a Level IV to Level III trauma designation and adding a new eight-story tower home to 212 patient beds.

We also have 2 clinical manager positions open for our Dallas campus

We have  full-time and PRN RCP positions open at our Dallas & Plano campuses

At Children’s Health, we value the role each team member plays in helping us deliver on our mission of making life better for children. We take pride in providing rich and rewarding career opportunities that enable team members to reach their highest potential.

Since 2009, we have held the ANCC 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.

For ten consecutive years, Children’s Health has been recognized as one of the 150 top places to work in health care by Becker’s Hospital Review. This esteemed list features healthcare systems which offer professional development, growth, excellent benefits and promotion of diversity above and beyond other organizations.


This position provides overall clinical and operational management in collaboration with the patient care area Director.

Provides leadership for the patient care area(s) with specific operational and management oversight of the patient care area(s). Accountable for the performance and results of the patient care area(s).

Oversees the execution of short- and long-term strategies in support of organizational goals pertinent to department.

Establishes and ensures compliance with standards of clinical care, as well as maintains service line accountability for staffing, quality, safety, service, and clinical excellence throughout the department.

Maintain integral relationships with medical staff leadership.

Accountable for the implementation and proper application of policies, programs, and services as established by federal and state regulatory bodies.

Researches, identifies, and implements initiatives and opportunities to improve effectiveness of management, clinical and non-clinical research, and patient / family centered care within the department.

Provides guidance, coaching and feedback to team members and coaches team leaders on effective management techniques.

Makes employment decisions for the team, utilizing input from team leaders.

Monitors quality metrics and changes in practice that impact clinical, financial, or operational outcomes and develops plans to address areas for improvement.

Monitors and manages a budget for defined area(s) of responsibility.

Provides technical guidance to others as needed for non-routine and / or complex problems / situations.


  • At least 5 years relevant experience Required
  • 2 years of Leadership exp Required


  •  Typically manages professional staff and/or team leaders over multiple teams
  • Accountable for the performance and results of a team or multiple teams within own discipline
  • Adapts unit plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges
  • Provides guidance, coaching, and feedback to team leaders on effective management techniques
  • Makes employment decisions for the team, seeking direction from more senior leaders on more complex situations
  • Decisions are guided by policies, procedures, and functional priorities; receives guidance from a higher-level manager on high-impact decisions
  • Monitors quality metrics and changes in practice that impact clinical, financial, or operational outcomes and develops action plans to address areas for improvement
  • Provides guidance to others as needed for non-routine and/or complex problems/situations
  • Monitors and manages a budget for defined area of responsibility


  • Bachelor’s Degree Req
  • Master’s Degree Pref


  • Resp Care Practitioner
  • Ped Previous and Management Aggressive Behavior
  • Pediatric Adv Life Support
  • RRT-Required & NPS-Pref
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support
  • PALS Instructor

Respiratory Therapist – Dallas – Full-time – Night Shift 

This is an outstanding opportunity for you as a Respiratory Therapist to play an important part in helping Children’s Health make life better for children. Working as part of our multidisciplinary critical care team, you’ll use your training and skills to provide evidence-based care to patients, deliver instruction to patients and their families, and precept novice therapists.

We have opportunities for respiratory therapists with Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (RRT/NPS) credentials to work in our pediatric ICU, neonatal ICU, and cardiac ICU at Children’s Health in Dallas.

In addition to patient care, you’ll have opportunities to expand your skills through continuing education, and you’ll help develop educational programs for other staff. You will also be responsible for incorporating research findings that you encounter into clinical practice and for sharing those findings with colleagues.


  • Preferred: At least 2 years job-related experience


  • Required: Two-year associate degree or equivalent experience
  • Preferred: Four-year Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Licenses and certifications

  • Required: RRT recognized by the NBRC and an active Texas license
  • Required: BLS through the American Heart Association
  • Required: NRP within 180 days of hire
  • Required: PALS certification within 180 days of hire
  • Required: RRT-NPS recognized by the NBRC within 18 months of hire


Children’s Health offers opportunities for learning and career development; competitive pay; and a comprehensive benefits program. We promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our team members have a voice in their work through surveys, pulses, and town halls. And we honor and celebrate our staff with year-round employee appreciation events.

We invite you to learn more about Children’s Health.

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