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Site Supervisor Respiratory Care

Location: San Jose, CA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 788789 Date posted: 04/12/2019
Description:
Supervises local staff in providing high quality, patient-focused, and cost-effective pulmonary clinical services. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.


Essential Functions:

- Assists in developing, implementing, and monitoring pulmonary standards.
- Assists in coordinating Plans of Treatment and customer focused delivery of services.
- Ensures all patient care is in compliance with administrative, legal, and regulatory requirements and follows established policies and procedures.
- Works with Site Pulmonary Clinical Services Manager and other health care providers to develop, implement, and provide efficient patient/pulmonary care services and outcomes.
- Identifies and recommends best practice models.
- Assists in developing, implementing, and evaluating standards of practice, to improve quality and service to members.
- Assists in meeting short and long term financial goals by continually planning, developing, monitoring, adjusting and evaluating annual budgets.
- Identifies opportunities to reduce costs, while maintaining quality of services.
- Supervises staff, ensuring all are fully competent in providing the highest quality of care to members.
- Assists in determining appropriate staffing to maintain the service levels.
- Assists in developing programs and presents in-service programs to pulmonary staff.
- Supervises daily unit operations, department and employee safety programs, and risk management.
- Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:
Experience
- Minimum two (2) years of experience in respiratory care, in a multi-faceted health care system, multi- service provider setting or academic setting required.
Education
- High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
License, Certification, Registration
- Registered RRT Therapist and current State Respiratory Care Practitioner license required.
 
Additional Requirements:
- Knowledge of budgeting, staffing, systems, quality improvement, and clinical care delivery in an inpatient setting.
- Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulations.
- Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
 


Preferred Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in respiratory care, health care administration, nursing, business administration OR four (4) years of equivalent experience in related field.

Primary Location: California,San Jose,San Jose Building 6 275 Hospital Pkwy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Night Workdays: Variable Working Hours Start: Variable Working Hours End: Variable Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: Salaried, Non-Union, Exempt Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor Job Category: Rehab Services Department: Attended Sleep Lab Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

About Rehab Services Careers

Rehab Services Careers

In an effort to increase our collective knowledge and deliver higher-quality, more informed care, we encourage dialogue and collaboration across the care delivery spectrum. Our rehab department includes professionals in audiology, respiratory care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech language pathology, and much more.

In addition to inpatient and outpatient opportunities, we also offer home health opportunities, affording you the chance to improve patient outcomes in the home care setting. With outstanding educational opportunities and modern equipment and technology, you'll actively participate in your patients' journey to wellness while continually elevating your own expertise.

Physical And Occupational Therapists

Kaiser Permanente offers full-time, part-time, per diem, and in-house registry opportunities in a variety of practice settings, including home health, inpatient, and outpatient. Additional opportunities include occupational therapist, physical therapist, and licensed physical therapist assistant.

Respiratory Care

At Kaiser Permanente, Respiratory Care Practitioners are an integral part of our respected health care team. They are responsible for developing patient treatment plans and have the opportunity to work in a variety of exciting and challenging areas from adult critical care to cardiology to high-risk delivery. Our Respiratory Care Practitioners have the advantage of computerized state-of-the-art equipment, including life support systems, arterial blood gas analyzers, and non-invasive monitors.

Speech Pathology

Kaiser Permanente's speech pathologists provide direct patient care to members with communication and swallowing disorders by evaluating, diagnosing, developing, and implementing therapy and treatment programs.

Audiology

Our audiology professionals are a vital part of our rehab care team. They provide direction, counseling, and recommendations regarding the rehabilitation of hearing impaired patients.

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