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Respiratory Care Supervisor- Night Shift – UC Davis Medical Center

Salary Range: $38.79- $76.92 Hourly

The Respiratory Care Supervisor is the frontline representative for the Respiratory Care Management Team. The Respiratory Care Supervisor 2 assures. by observation and audit. that department clinical. regulatory. and financial practices meet policy, procedure and operational needs of UCDMC. The Respiratory Care Supervisor 2 performs two primary functions: 1) direct patient care and 2) shift operations management. The Respiratory Care Supervisor 2 spends approximately 70% of their time in direct patient care and 30% of their time in daily shift operations management. Clinicians provide a full range of cardiopulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients of all age groups. Obtains, reviews and interprets data and assesses the need for and response to respiratory care interventions in consultation and conjunction with medical. nursing and other disciplines to optimize patient care planning and delivery. Responds to cardiopulmonary emergencies, provides airway maintenance, manual and mechanical ventilator support using a variety of devices and techniques and administers oxygen and other therapeutic gases. humidity therapy, inhaled aerosol medications, bronchial hygiene. lung expansion therapies and instructs patient’s family and continuing care providers in the administration oi respiratory procedures and the proper use of respiratory therapy equipment and supplies.

Required Qualifications

  • At least 3 years of recent experience as an RCP in an Acute Care Hospital
  • Current or eligible for valid California Respiratory Care Practitioner License
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Complete Pediatric and Neonatal competencies as required for operational need

BLS certification

  • PALS certification
  • Higher Education Degree (Baccalaureate or above ) or in progress
  • Current with mandatory competency in all clinical areas assigned to work.
  • Performs basic and advanced cardiopulmonary diagnostic procedures and calculations, collects and interprets data to facilitate objective patient assessment and effective care planning. Assists other health care professionals in the interpretation and clinical application of results
  • Demonstrates sensitivity and a respectful manner toward patients, visitors
  • Demonstrates effectiveness in spoken and written communications
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and exhibit good time management practices
  • Knowledgeable of and in compliance with all applicable infection control, health and safety policies and procedures as implemented by the department and/or work unit and the Medical Center
  • Basic computer skills: data entry, e-mail, E.M.R.
  • Knowledge of and ability to teach and mentor
  • Knowledge of various applications of mechanical ventilation
  • Working knowledge of basic management regarding chain of command
  • Responsible for maintaining reliable work habits, attendance, and completed assignments
  • Prioritizes patient’s care based on: emergent needs, patient safety, resources available to meet identified needs, routine care
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive and positive working relationships with all team members
  • Continuing maintenance and development of clinical skills and technical competency in Adult/Pediatric, Emergency and Trauma respiratory care, applications, procedures and equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively with intra and inter departmental teams.
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements (JCAHO, Title 22, HCFA. CMS)
  • Strong knowledge in the fundamentals of respiratory care equipment and application
  • Strong knowledge of respiratory care equipment and application
  • Strong knowledge of pharmacology related to respiratory care and the cardiopulmonary system

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience and demonstrated abilities in:
  • Performance Improvement processes
  • Team Leader
  • Planning and conducting in-service education and training

Special Requirements

  • This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
  • The University of California has implemented a SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Policy (ucop.edu) covering all employees. To be compliant with the policy, employees must submit proof of vaccination or a University-approved exception or deferral.

To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at:

Job ID# 40047

The University of California, Davis is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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