The Respiratory Supervisor is an allied health professional who, under the direction of the Medical Director
and Manager of Respiratory Services, is responsible for providing Cardiopulmonary care in accordance with
specific physician orders according to department policies and procedures to patients with
cardiopulmonary disorders. Responsible for routine calibration and quality control of blood gas analyzers.
Performs diagnostic testing of the Cardiopulmonary system to aid the physician in diagnosis and treatment
of heart & lung disorders. Uses analytical and problem solving abilities in patient care and use of
equipment. Assists in clerical and reception duties. Participates in weekend, holiday and after hours oncall.
Performs EKGï¿½s as needed. Uses effective verbal and written skills to communicate with people on
all levels. Maintains positive working relationships with patient, families, co-workers (inter-and-intradepartmentally),
and with physicians. Active listening and teaching skills are used to provide care and
education to patients and families in a compassionate manner. Independently manages multiple
The Cardiopulmonary Supervisor provides leadership and direction and supervises the activities of the
Cardiopulmonary services personnel including the evaluation of staff; organization and prioritization of
workload and staffing; analysis of supply and equipment needs. The Respiratory Supervisor assists the
department manager in the development of and compliance with policies and procedures. The
Cardiopulmonary Supervisor participates in departmental Performance Improvement and Monitoring
activities as requested. The Respiratory Supervisor has influence over hiring and termination decisions
and is fully responsible for performance and discipline decisions involving staff members.
1. Graduate of school of Respiratory Care
2. Licensed in California
3. R.R.T.from the NBRC preferred
4. Five (5) Years Experience in Acute Care preferred
5. Current CPR, ACLS, PALS, and NRP Certifications
6. Basic computer skills required
? Annual Update
? TB Screening
? Ethics Training
? AB-508 Training
? Annual Attendance at Job Specific Education/Seminars
? Attendance at Monthly Departmental Staff Meetings
Job: Respiratory Therapy
Primary Location: Indio, California
Facility: John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005000719
About John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.
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