Lead Respiratory Therapist
Lovelace Medical Center - Albuquerque, NM

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Provides clinical leadership and promotes quality patient care by training and leading assigned staff. Collaborates with the manager and/or director in developing and revising department quality assurance, performance improvement, policies, procedures, and protocols. Serves as a department liaison and first line of contact with patients, providers, and staff. Coordinates and oversees the safe delivery of complex, non-routine treatments of patients. Performs facility specific specialty procedures as required. Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety.
Supervision/Management knowledge and experience; Clinical/Specialty expertise: Strong conflict resolution skills: Ability to maintain patient confidentiality

Requirements:
Supervision/Management knowledge and experience; Clinical/Specialty expertise: Strong conflict resolution skills: Ability to maintain patient confidentiality

Minimum: Associates Degree or Diploma from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program
Desired: Bachelor’s Degree in related field; Certification in clinical specialty

Minimum: One year critical care experience and one (1) year of related supervisory/lead experience in hospital setting.
Desired: Three (3) year of related experience
Minimum: Current NM Respiratory Care License; BLS.
ACLS or National Specialty Certification.
Desired: AARC Membership; National Specialty Certification

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