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Location:
Brooklyn, New York
Job category:
Hospital
Position type:
Full-time
Advertiser:
Kings County Hospital Center

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Director of Respiratory Care – Kings County Hospital Center

Kings County Hospital Center has a rich legacy for its pioneering role in medicine. Today, with over 625 beds, our hospital remains on the cutting edge of technology and provides the most modern procedures with state-of-the-art equipment. Built in 1831 as a one room infirmary for publicly supported care of the sick, Kings County Hospital Center continues to be a leading healthcare facility whose mission is to provide care to everyone regardless of their ability to pay. The hospital provides a wide range of health services, and specialties are offered in all fields of modern medicine. More than 200 clinics provide a wide array of ambulatory care services.

SHIFT II: (9:00am – 5:00pm)

Purpose of Position:

The Director of Respiratory Care serves as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team overseeing all aspects of the Respiratory Care Department’s activities across the health care setting and directing and managing the daily operations of the department. The director promotes the delivery of patient-centered, quality care and a culture of safety and establishes policies that focus on high-quality clinical results and cost-effective health care services. Ensures optimal utilization of resources and compliance with the standards of respiratory care, resulting in improved patient experience.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Holds and maintains a Respiratory Therapist License issued by the New York State Education Department (NYSED); and,
  2. Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in Respiratory Therapy, Public Health, or a related field; and, five (5) years of satisfactory Respiratory Department experience in a hospital or health care setting, three (3) years of which must have been in a responsible administrative, managerial or supervisory capacity; or,
  3. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in fields, as described in “2” above; and, seven (7) years of satisfactory Respiratory Department experience in a hospital or health care setting, three (3) years of which must have been in a responsible administrative, managerial or supervisory capacity; or,
  4. A satisfactory equivalent of education, training, and experience. However, all candidates must have at least a Baccalaureate degree in fields, as described in “2” above, and be licensed and currently registered by the NYSED to practice as a Respiratory Therapist in New York State.

To view the full description, please visit our website at https://employment.nychhc.org/welcome.html Job ID # 54447

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