- Houston, Texas
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- Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital opened in December 2000 to serve the comprehensive health care needs of the growing community in Northwest Houston. The 312-bed hospital has 17 operating rooms, and more than 1,900 employees. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has been named a Magnet recognized health care facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® and was ranked No. 8 in the Houston metro area and No. 19 in Texas by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” in 2016. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital is Northwest Houston’s regional leader in robotic minimally-invasive surgeries and specializes in cardiology and cardiovascular services, neurology, neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, and comprehensive cancer services. Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has a Breast Care Center, Cancer Center, Imaging Center, Infusion Center, Sleep Center, Surgical Weight Loss Center and operates the largest Childbirth Center in the greater Northwest Houston area.
JOB SUMMARY: At Houston Methodist, the Lead Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) position functions in a lead role, for an assigned shift and/or area, performing lead job duties which include projects or specialized responsibilities as a regular part of their normal job responsibilities. In addition to the lead responsibilities, also performs duties and responsibilities at a Sr RCP level which include advanced procedures. This position serves as the liaison between management, staff and physicians for routine matters as the primary point of contact for resolving questions and issues for RCP’s as well as support staff, resulting in the delivery of exceptional patient care and adherence to standards of practice for optimal patient safety, quality outcomes, and customer service. Duties for the Lead RCP position may be varied and include many of the following: organizing work schedules, assigning work, reviewing time cards for accuracy, conducting quality assurance audits of staff performance, developing and implementing quality improvement activities, training and mentoring staff, providing feedback on staff performance and developmental needs, participating in the development of skills and performance of staff, collecting/analyzing/reporting on data, preparing reports on department performance and metrics, and other responsibilities of a similar nature and level.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
*preferred, depending on area assigned
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