St. Joseph Health Supervisor - Respiratory Therapy, Full Time, Nights, 8 Hour in Apple Valley, California

At St. Mary Medical Center providing compassionate care to patients and their families is a sacred responsibility. That is why we seek those who share our passion for treating the whole person – body, mind and spirit.Position Summary:Provides Respiratory Therapy in all non-critical areas and all critical care area’s (NICU, ICU, ER,PACU,OR, Cath Lab) of the hospital, as well as performs Complete Pulmonary Function Testing as ordered by the Medical Staff of St. Mary Medical Center. The Respiratory Interim Supervisor exercises independent judgments, makes Respiratory Care decisions and takes action based on the knowledge of hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Assists the Department Director in overseeing the daily operation of the department with accountability for leadership, , staffing, planning, organizing and controlling, and taking call for the unit in the absence of the Director. The Interim Supervisor will be responsible for assisting the Respiratory Director in JCAHO Preparations, chart auditing, attending meetings, and participating on various Function Teams and/or Committees, participating in staff and patient rounding’s, and education of staff members. The Respiratory Interim Supervisor will assist in the Arterial Blood Gas Lab in maintaining/troubleshooting of analyzers and assuring any and all studies pertinent to the Lab are conducted and completed in a timely manner. Assists the Department Director in recruiting and mentoring Respiratory Therapists in order to reduce and eliminate the use of outside contract staff. Role models proactive, collaborative working relationships across all hospital functions in an interdisciplinary approach to patient care.. The Interim Supervisor will assist with standards of care within the department and arterial blood gas lab to ensure patient’s Respiratory Care needs are assessed, evaluated and met. Supervises Respiratory Staff and reports directly to the Director of Respiratory Care.Essential Values-Based Leadership and Management Competencies:Demonstrates competencies in line with the four core values that are the foundation of all activities performed by management employees in order to achieve the Mission of the St.Joseph Health System (see attached behavioral definitions of competencies): Dignity:Demonstrates competence in communication and interpersonalrelations as guided in our Standards of Behavior. Models and upholds our core values.Excellence:Demonstrates competence in continuous improvement, continuous learning, accountability, and teamwork, motivating and developing others, problem-solving and decision making, displaying financial understanding, managing daily operations, and demonstrating business/job specific knowledge.Service:Demonstrates competence in customer/patient focus, adaptability, and shaping change.Justice:Demonstrates competence in community orientation, stewardship, and strategic planning and action.QualificationsMinimumEducationGraduate of an AMA approved Respiratory Education program with a certificate of Completion or diploma.ExperienceMinimum of 5 years clinical experience in Respiratory TherapyCombined with a background in physiology and pharmacologyMinimum of 3 years Team Leader / Charge experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills.Excellent Organizational SkillsTrainingKnowledge of theory and techniques within scope of practice. Extensive knowledge of Respiratory Therapy ProceduresLicenseCurrentCaliforniaRCP LicenseCertificationBasic Life Support (BLS)Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider (PALS)Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)Unit specific competencies due within 30 days of hire – U00004Age-Related Competencies:Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of patient’s status. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide for the primary population of patients served in the department.BENEFITSProfessional Advancement:Individual career development plan, ongoing education, tuition reimbursement, motivating mentorsHealth:Medical - Cigna HMO and POS (Point of Service) plans, Dental - Delta Care DHMO and Delta Dental PPO plans, Employee Assistance ProgramWellness:Retirement – 401(K), Paid-Time Off (PTO) – 25-40 days per year (based on years of service), Employee Life insurance with optional family coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, Pre-Paid Legal Plan

Established in 1956, St. Joseph Health, St. Mary, is a 206-bed acute care facility celebrating more than 55 years of healing in the High Desert.St. Mary is home to the High Desert's only comprehensive cardiovascular surgery program. St. Mary is also home to a da Vinci Surgery System, making the Medical Center the first provider of robotic surgery in the High Desert.St. Mary Medical Center's dedication to serving the Victor Valley has remained intrinsic to its core values of Hospitality, Dignity, Justice, Service, and Excellence.The Medical Center is fully accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP).St. Mary Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.In addition to federal law requirements, St. Mary Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.