Respiratory Care Team Leader (Sign-On and Relocation)
Ready to take the next step in your RT career? Join Inova - Alexandria as a RT Team Leader We offer a $10,000 Sign-On Bonus, $10,000 Referral Bonus, and Relocation Bonus Plus don't forget about our other amazing benefits and perks (See below)Join Northern Virginia's leading nonprofit healthcare provider, employing more than 18,000 team members and serving more than 2 million individuals annually through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes. Inova's five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), US News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in ova Alexandria Hospital is a 318-bed community hospital that offers a full range of healthcare services and has received national recognition for healthcare excellence. We are dedicated to continually expanding our programs and services to help ensure we meet the healthcare needs of the communities we serve today and in the future. See more about this location by clicking the following link: Inova Alexandria HospitalBenefits and Perks:tHealth, Vision, and Dental CoveragetLife Insurance, Short/Long Term DisabilitytRetirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plantCompetitive salary: Pay based experiencetAmazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of worktSupplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft ProtectiontAdditional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much moreRequirements:tGraduate of an accredited respiratory care program - CoARC (The Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care).tFive years of critical care or advanced respiratory experience.tSupervisory experience and additional skill sets may be considered for the minimal requirement.tCertification in two advance certifications (ACLS, PALS and NRP) or one advance certification and one specialized certification (AEC, COPD, SCC, etc.) relevant to department operations or must be obtained within one year from date of hire. A Bachelors Degree, advanced credential (ACCS, NPS, RPFT, CPFT or SDS) or must obtain either within one year from date of hire.tValid/current license from the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Respiratory Therapist by Start DateJob ResponsibilitiestIntegrates knowledge, skill and experience to promote optimum care for the patient.tIntegrates patient diagnostic data, response-to-therapy, and the physiologic profile to create a plan-of-care that is sound and consistent with the department standard-of-care.tPerforms thorough, advanced cardiopulmonary clinical assessments, with appropriate inclusion of other system (eg, cardiovascular, nutritional, neurologic, etc.).tAdministers basic and advanced respiratory therapeutic interventions (eg, heliox, nitric oxide, CNB, Chest Wall Oscillation, etc.) with high proficiency and virtually no supervision.tEstablishes and manages basic and the more complex forms of mechanical ventilation (eg, HFO, NPPV, PRVC, transport) with high proficiency and minimal supervision.tDisplays proficiency in operating all mechanical ventilators used in-house.tAdapts staffing and resource allocation to maximize care and minimize problems/complications.tAnticipates problems and resolves issues before they occur/expand, actively works to minimize conflict and reduce occurrence.tServes as a mentor and teacher of clinical staff.tTakes ownership for skills of clinical staff. Develops and advances clinical skills of staff on shift and routinely evaluates performance.tAddresses and resolves problems in a manner that is consistent with hospital and departmental policy.tSeeks ways to consistently assist other members of the healthcare team.tReceives at least one validated commendation from co-workers, physicians, nurse and supervisor during the evaluation year.tCommunicates with healthcare members on the care plan, in a manner consistent with the Inova standards.tCompletes at least 16 non-mandatory continuing education units and provides documented evidence to the department for the evaluation year. SuccessfullytCompletes all of the departmental, hospital and system competencies required for job category with the designated time frame.tSupports the advancement of the respiratory care profession by leading at least two system, hospital, department, or professional initiatives (policies/procedures, research, formal in-service training, skills lab, competencies, etc.) during the evaluation year.tIncorporates data and information to continually improve care and practice to enhance outcome.