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Associate Director of Respiratory Therapy

Company: Banner Health
Location: Casper
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Primary City/State:Casper, WyomingDepartment Name:Respiratory Thrpy-HospWork Shift:DayJob Category:Clinical CareHelp change health care; help change the world. We want to change the lives of those in our care - and the people who choose to take on this challenge. If you're ready to change lives, we want to hear from you.Banner Health's Wyoming Medical Center seeks to transform the lives of those we serve by fostering the highest level of health and wellness in our community and across our region and state. We are currently looking for an Associate Director of Respiratory Therapy to join our team in Casper, Wyoming! This Associate Director will supervise all functions and staff of the Respiratory Care, EKG, Echo, and Cardiac/Pulmonary Rehab departments.This is a full-time, salaried role working Monday through Friday. The hours will vary due to the need to interact with the night-shift team. On-call is required for this role. Your pay and benefits are important components of your journey at Banner Health. This opportunity includes the option to participate in a variety of health, financial, and security benefits.Banner Wyoming Medical Center is located in the heart of Casper Wyoming. As the state's largest inpatient facility, Wyoming Medical Center is known and highly regarded for its cardiac and stroke services. With 249 beds and a level 2 trauma center, Wyoming Medical Center is proud to serve the entire state of Wyoming.POSITION SUMMARY
This position plans and provides operational, financial, managerial and/or clinical support to patients, staff and director within the department. This position supervises employees and participates in selection, orientation, counseling, evaluation and staff scheduling. Maintains a depth and breadth of clinical competency to assess the delivery of Respiratory Care and participates in quality improvement processes.

1. Promotes, advocates for and participates in multidisciplinary patient care services using collegial and collaborate approach to group decision making as part of a self-direct work team.

2. Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and directs the workflow for the staff. This position is also accountable for participating in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives. Ensures all goals and objectives are met timely and effectively.

3. Serves as a resource and provides leadership assistance to achieve optimal clinical, operational, financial, and satisfaction outcomes. Acts as a consultant within the organization and perhaps in the community.

4. Supports change and participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the goals/objectives and process improvement activities within the department. Works with staff to make necessary changes. May analyze data and healthcare trends to gain efficiencies and improve patient outcomes.

5. Participates in the development of the department budget in conjunction with established goals and objectives. Plays a key role in ensuring budgetary goals are met on an annual basis.

6. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.

7. Provides operational, financial and managerial leadership. Internal customers: all levels of nursing management and staff, medical staff, and all other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team. External customers: physicians, community agencies, vendors, registry agents and regulatory agencies.


Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). RRT required for all new hires to the position after October 1, 2015. Incumbents in the position as of October 1, 2015 must possess their RRT by October 1, 2017. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. In Home Care setting, must posses valid drivers license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

Must have a working knowledge of hospital operations, medical/nursing staff procedures, hospital and community resources as typically achieved through three years of technical experience and two years of managerial experience. Requires excellent leadership skills and an ability to interact well across departments, facilities and organizations. Excellent organizational, human relations, and communication skills are required to maintain good rapport and effective working relationships with internal and external customers.


Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Keywords: Banner Health, Casper , Associate Director of Respiratory Therapy, Healthcare , Casper, Wyoming

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