Children's Hospital Colorado Assistant Manager - Respiratory Therapy - 58564 in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News & World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Respiratory CareHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Evening/Night Shift 2pm - 12am to provide leadership support to thedepartment and staff.Job OverviewThe Respiratory Therapy (RT) Associate Clinical Manager (ACM) isresponsible for managing a unit/department by implementing and maintainingspecific policies, procedures, and guidelines; leading team members inproviding direct patient care by demonstrating expert clinical knowledge;ensuring compliance with quality and safety initiatives and practices; andpartnering with a multidisciplinary team in meeting the clinical needs ofpatients and families. The ACM also provides leadership and management tounit/department team members.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsAdult - >18yrs to 65yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. (These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.)Manages the implementation and maintenance of unit/department specificpolicies, procedures, and guidelines while ensuring consistency withevidence-based practice and organizational policies, standards, andprocedures.Leads and manages unit/department team members in providing direct patientcare by demonstrating expert clinical knowledge and promoting the applicationof the Professional Practice Model and Professional Standards in daily work.Interprets and explains regulatory standards and hospital policies,procedures, and rules to team members and ensures compliance with applicablequality and safety initiatives and practices.Ensures staffing resources are utilized appropriately and shifts resources tomeet both patient and unit needs.Partners with a multidisciplinary team in meeting the clinical needs ofpatients and families. Rounds with patients, families and team members topromote patient family experience and quality patient care.Resolves operational and patient/family issues, making decisions that areinclusive of multiple perspectives and solves underlying problems.Assists team members in achieving unit outcomes, performance andprofessional development standards; identifies opportunities for continualimprovement.Champions clinical practice and professional growth by working with departmenteducator to meet the educational needs of the unit/department and bymonitoring and evaluating team member competencies. Develops, coaches, andevaluates team members. Mentors team members in creating/evaluating projectsfocused on improving clinical practice.Provides advice to Clinical Manger/Director on decisions involving hiring,terminations, promotions, and disciplinary actions as required.Monitors expenditures for unit/department and participates in thedevelopment of budget recommendations.Other InformationCOMPETENCIESCOACHING & DEVELOPING OTHERS - Providing feedback, instruction, anddevelopment guid