Associate Director of Respiratory Therapy
Company: Banner Health
Posted on: May 14, 2022
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
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
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
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.
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