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Supervisor Respiratory Care-South Seminole Hospital-Days


Supervisor Respiratory Care-South Seminole Hospital-Days - Orlando Health South Seminole Hospital

The Respiratory Care Supervisor is responsible for the day to day operations within the clinical setting to ensure delivery of quality service and optimal patient flow.

Essential Functions

Coordinates staffing needs and reviews coverage daily to meet patient care requirements.

Assists with the clinical evaluation of team members, completes written clinical performance evaluations and conducts timely team member assessments.

Participates in the hiring and evaluation of potential team members.

Monitors compliance with certifications, licenses and required education for team members.

Assists in the coordination and participates in the delivery of patient care ensuring compliance with physician orders and established policies, procedures and standards of practice.

Performs direct patient care activities as required to meet operational needs.

Interfaces with patients and families to provide instruction, promote participation in patient care and to coordinate respiratory activities.

Other Related Functions

Knowledge of risk management concepts.

Participates in Process Improvement activities as assigned.

Able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age specific needs and to provide respiratory care needed as described in the unit/department's policies and procedures.


Graduate from an approved school of Respiratory Care and Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the NBRC. Candidates can qualify by meeting the specified education requirements and/or the specialized experience requirements below:

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Care, Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Business Administration or Health Science Administration; or

Associate Degree in Respiratory Care plus any NBRC Specialty Certification (NPS, RPFT, ACCS) or Asthma Educator Certification (AE-C) with documented supervisory and/or management experience.


Maintains current professional license as a Registered Respiratory Therapist in the State of Florida.

Maintains current BLS/HealthCare Provider certificate; and as determined by specialty area ACLS, PALS, or NRP is required.


Three (3) years experience as a registered respiratory therapist in the acute care setting.

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