University of Utah Health Care

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Pulmonary/Respiratory Services Coordinator

Pulmonary/Respiratory Services Coordinator

Requisition Number 
26240
Reg/Temp 
Regular
Employment Type 
Full-Time
Shift 
Day
Work Schedule 
Days
Location Name 
University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? 
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City 
SALT LAKE CITY
State 
UT
Department 
UUH IPC 21A REHAB UNIT
Category 
Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy

More information about this job

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for coordinating pulmonary and respiratory care in compliance with regulations and provides direct care to patients as needed. Accepts 24 hour accountability for patient care delivery, clinical resources management, and departmental clinical standards.

This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees the mentoring or preceptor process.
  • Oversees all clinical issues and personnel matters as relevant.
  • Develops the implementation of protocols or other standards as needed.
  • Recruits and retains staff.
  • Educates external customers.
  • Evaluates equipment.
  • Assists with work in clinical areas
  • May perform other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.
  • Ability to provide care to the population served.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.
  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.
  • Ability to educate patients and staff.
  • Ability to provide safe, effective respiratory and pulmonary care.
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a clinical and an administrative role model.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency.
  • Five years related experience.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Current licensure or certification in a clinical field related to area of assignment.
  • Master’s degree in a related area.
  • Three years experience in a leadership capacity.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Sitting, Walking