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Pulmonary Manager Sign On Bonus

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3137263 Date posted 01/25/2021
Pulmonary Manager Sign On Bonus-(3137263)


At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

Under the direction of the Executive Director for Critical Care Services and in collaboration with the Pulmonary Medicine Medical Director, the Pulmonary Medicine Manager has 24-hour accountability for planning, coordination and managing operations and activities of the Respiratory Dept and Outpatient PFT Lab. The Manager is expected to be highly autonomous, strategic and able to manage, delegate and prioritize. Management of staff includes work allocation, training, evaluations, problem resolution. The Manager will motivate staff to achieve goals and objectives.

1.Professional Performance Standards - Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to Human Asset Management
a.Meets with team members and assess aptitude and attitude. Communicates very clearly group norm and individual expectations. Monitors the culture and tracks performance of individual behaviors. Makes corrective actions and alignments as necessary. Works with HR partner as liaison. Sets the department's positive cultural tone and expectations for team members. Manages human assets effectively and efficiently. Follows hospital guidelines and principals. Mentors and coaches staff, ensuring thoroughness and proper performance documentation. Provides professional guidance and identifies additional outside resources as necessary.
b.Demonstrates competence in event investigations. Demonstrates competence in the application of Just Culture and the associated algorithms. Demonstrates competence in the appropriate follow through and disposition of Midas occurrence reports in a timely fashion.
c.Consistently identifies and participates in recognizing and rewarding excellent team member performance. Tracks excellent performance accordingly. Actively utilizes the rewards and recognition tools provided by the organization. Empowers teams to become involved in daily decision making.
d.Ensures that all team member annual CAS evaluations are completed by the designated time frames. Maintains the tracking and updates the CAS tracking form on the shared drive. Ensures that all team members understand the scoring process. Ensures that all licensure and CPR is appropriately tracked and submitted accordingly.
e.Participates in interviewing process, identifies qualified candidates and hires or terminates according to guidelines and under the supervision of the Director. Monitors and evaluates orientation guidelines. Completes orientation training, schedules and programs. Updates and maintains personnel binders on an annual basis.
f.Engages staff in opportunities for continued learning. Maintain continuing education opportunities in order to develop best practices within the scope of Respiratory Care. Works with the Resource Tech to fine tune work flows for Sleep and Neurosciences.
g.Conducts consistent staff meetings with ample time for staff participation. Responsible for department staff meetings to include correct membership, agenda sent out prior to meeting, develop annual meeting schedule, and provides online meeting minutes.

2.Professional Performance Standards - Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to professional leadership.
.Participates in ongoing educational activities related to practice area and professional issues. Attends society meetings and seeks to improve knowledge base as it relates to best practice and industry trends. Stays current with changes set forth through state and federal legislation.
a.Maintains a personal portfolio that documents ongoing professional activities, education and certifications. Acquires knowledge and skills appropriate to the specialty area and practice setting. Develops and adheres to their department goals, revising annually.
b.Empowers others to act responsibly and independently. Builds team environment where information flows freely. Communicates effectively and timely. Recognizes his or her own strength and uses them to benefit patients, coworkers and the profession. Evaluates own performance and recognizes opportunities for improvement.
c.Actively pursues improving customer service satisfaction via customer service surveys and patient complaints. Implements service improvement plans. Works cohesively with nursing administration. Develops plan of action to ensure reduced waiting times for scheduled tests or treatments. Coordinates quality clinical and diagnostic service delivery.
d.Ensures that protocol and procedure manuals include recommended criteria and are reviewed and revised on an annual basis. Assures Pulmonologist and Sleep Disorders provider sign off each year revising accordingly. Daily assesses that procedures, services and environment conditions meet guidelines. Completes Joint Commission inspection rounds and education to staff. Assures staff complete daily equipment checks.
e.Teamwork - Works well with others to elevate the quality of care. Allows time to listen to others concerns and contributions.

3.Professional Performance Standards - Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to Effective Business Operations
.Represents the department program(s) and the hospital within the community. Actively involved in outside community activities. Engages internal and external stake holders to grow and improver the business. Builds strong physician support.
a.Maintain and modify as necessary the change of shift report in order to maintain patient safety and smooth work flow processes. Orients, trains, supervises and assigns work to staff either directly or through supervisors.
b.Develop equipment competencies for all staff to attain in order to function as a competent Respiratory Care Practitioner within the scope of practice for Respiratory Care at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.
c.Works with the supervisor to ensure accurate completion of all payroll functions within specified time frame's. Assures Kronos compliance with staff audits and reviews trends. Assures meal/ breaks as required by law. Monitors payroll compliance. Prepares work schedules and maintains adequate and effective staffing levels. Evaluates Truven metrics to ensure productivity meets specified targets, adjusts the staffing levels accordingly.
d.Works with the supervisor to ensure accurate completion of all payroll functions within specified time frame's. Assures Kronos compliance with staff audits and reviews trends. Assures meal/ breaks as required by law. Monitors payroll compliance.
e.Prepares work schedules and maintains adequate and effective staffing levels. Evaluates Truven metrics to ensure productivity meets specified targets, adjusts the staffing levels accordingly.
f.Develop and or assist in the development of best practice protocols to support a better care model for patients on the Respiratory Care, Sleep Lab or Neuroscience service. Be directly involved with an OE project to improve process, satisfaction or reduce cost.
g.Makes recommendations as to planning, organizing, directing and controlling the department. Evaluates clinical performance of supervisors.
h.Researches current industry trends. Assist with making recommendations and participates in preparation of initial phase of capital and operating budgets during budget process and time frames. Monitors and reconciles financial statements with test or treatment statistics on a monthly basis.

4.Professional Performance Standards - Demonstrates competence in the performance of duties and responsibilities related to safety and compliance.
.Adheres to accepted standards, policies, and procedures adopted by the profession(s) and regulated by law. Responsible for clinical compliance with Director. Adheres to code of ethics and works within professional scope of practice. Maintain the "Registry" credential for Respiratory care. Administers an effective departmental organization to ensure high quality standards and services.
a.Validates credentials necessary for those in licensed, certified or registered positions. Monitor staff credentials in accordance with hospital patient care requirements and the State of New Hampshire Board of Respiratory Care. Ensures that all team members maintain credentials according to American Sleep Medicine guidelines.
b.Maintain CAP accreditation for the blood gas laboratory
c.Maintain a safe clinical blood gas laboratory with the guidelines of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) and the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Maintain a safe sleep laboratory environment, assuring team member/patient safety along with patient comfort. Develop and administer competencies to the Respiratory, Sleep and Neurosciences team members either directly or through the Resource Technologist.
d.Ensures staff maintains adherence to HIPAA guidelines and patient privacy policies. Ensures readiness for Joint Commission surveys.


Experience Minimum Required
• Min of 2 years of management experience in Respiratory Care. Clinical experience with neonatal, pediatric and adult respiratory care

Experience Preferred/Desired
• 4 years of Respiratory Care management

Education Minimum Required
• Associates degree in Respiratory Care

Education Preferred/Desired
• Bachelors degree in a healthcare related area

Training Minimum Required
• Clinical & diagnostic training in approved program.

Training Preferred/Desired
• Graduate of a CoARC accredited Respiratory Care Program

Special Skills Minimum Required
• Membership in the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) (National and Local) and NBRC desired.
• Computer manipulation, verbal and written communication skills, mechanical aptitude, ability to work in a collaborative manner, ability to make effective judgments and decisions based on objective criteria.

Licensure and/or Certifications Required
• AHA BLS, RRT, NH RCP license.

EEO Statement

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
· The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-WDH Main Hospital

Work Locations

WDH Main Hospital
789 Central Ave


:Respiratory -Management


:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)


Standard Hours:40


:Day Job
Posted Shift Description:Sign On Bonus

Employee Status

Recruiting Department:WDH Pulmonary Med Staff

Job Posting

:Jul 27, 2021


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

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"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

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"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

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"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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