Responsible for supervising staff and assessing patient’s needs, establishing intervention strategies to meet identified respiratory therapy needs and as designated in approved staff competency privileges.
Assisting in the development of a strategic vision for the section/department and produce a report for the facility on the service developments and future plans
Developing and promoting medical management services that improve patient outcomes – including responsibility for the development of medical management policies, protocols, initiatives and guidance and implementation of statutory documents.
Monitor response to identified issues and facilitate resolution through the relevant organizations as required
Monitoring the department service areas’ performance as well as staff performance
Practicing accountability and follow up with fellow workers
Working with and lead assigned team/service to provide an efficient and effective service and to be involved in the proposal/development and implementation of department policies and the annual business plan
Overseeing the daily activities associated with all services offered by the department and preparation or other key job responsibilities
Providing support and assistance to all department staff. Provide coaching whenever needed
Participating in the initiation and implementation of department wide projects
Recommend service expansion or enhancement in line with the overall vision of the department/facility
Conducting regular service area meetings
Assisting manager/head in budgeting, acquisition and testing of new equipment. Setting up and testing of new equipment
Supervising the wastage of materials by appropriate stock rotation, just in time ordering and by ensuring good laboratory technique by staff in the laboratories
Assisting in managing department employees including objective setting, annual leave, supervision and reflective practice
Assisting in recruiting, inducting, training and appraising staff in accordance with SEHA and facility policies and procedures
Representing the service and/or individual patients at a multi-disciplinary level to ensure delivery of coordinated multi-disciplinary service, if requested to do so.
Receiving delegation of tasks and responsibilities whenever necessary, taking responsibility for operational management of the department in manager’s absence, allocating and organizing the work of professional and assistant staff to meet service priorities on a daily basis
Ensuring close collaboration while working with other senior staff as appropriate
Performs respiratory care procedures, independently, at a high level of competency and according to established policies and procedures
Monitors patient responses and modifies therapies based on clinical/physiologic assessments and in consultation with physicians
Assists with pulmonary diagnostic procedures as required
Identifies opportunities to improve the Respiratory service in order to provide the best patient care within resources available and make recommendations for change
Supervises all equipment and devices usage by other staff members and flags any misuse or mishandling
Assumes responsibility for equipment and devices used in the department
Masters all skills expected to be demonstrated, and all tasks expected to be performed, by more junior respiratory staff
Promoting and maintaining quality in all services and ensure continuous quality improvement measures are in place. Conduct method evaluation/development as per standard policies and procedures
Supervising compliance with all safety and quality control programs and procedures as applicable
Maintaining and assisting in enforcing the strictest confidence in relation to patient information whether formally or informally recorded
Minimum of 6 years of post-registry clinical experience and 3 years in a Supervisory role.
UAE National Minimum of 3 years of post-registry clinical experience and 1 year in a Supervisory role or equivalent.
Bachelor’s Degree in respiratory therapy or a 3 year diploma from an approved Respiratory Care program,
AND Current National License
AND Must have current standing with BLS ACLS &/or PALS relevant to area of specialty
Master’s in related clinical field or other Healthcare field or management or administration field
Registered Respiratory Therapist from recognized professional credentialing agency (National Board for Respiratory Therapy or Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists).
Registered Respiratory Therapists from a recognized professional credentialing agency (Natioal Board for Respiratory Therapy or Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists)