The Respiratory Care Supervisor II (RCS II) is the frontline representation for the Respiratory Care Management Team. The RCS II assures, by observation and audit, that department clinical, regulatory, and financial practices meet policy, procedure and operational needs of UCDMC. The RCS II performs two primary functions: 1) direct patient care and 2) shift operations management. The RCS II spends approximately 70% of their time in direct patient care and 30% of their time in daily shift operations management. Clinicians provide a full range of cardiopulmonary diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients of all age groups. Obtains, reviews, and interprets data and assesses the need for and response to respiratory care interventions in consultation and conjunction with medical, nursing ad other disciplines to optimize patient care planning and delivery. Responds to cardiopulmonary emergencies, provides airway maintenance, manual and mechanical ventilator support using a variety of devices and techniques and administers oxygen and other therapeutic gases, humidity therapy, inhaled aerosol medications, bronchial hygiene, lung expansion therapies and instructs patient's family and continuing care providers in the administration of respiratory procedures and the proper use of respiratory therapy equipment and supplies.REQUIRED- At least 3 years of Respiratory Care Practitioner experience in an Acute Care Hospital. - Current and valid California Respiratory Care Practitioner License.- Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT). - Complete Pediatric and Neonatal competencies as required for operational need.- Current BLS certification.- PALS certification.-Bachelors degree or above.PREFERRED-Performance Improvement experience.-Team Lead experience.-Experience planning and conducting in-service education and training.SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.