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Respiratory Therapy Manager (LTACH)

Respiratory Therapy Manager (LTACH)

Job ID 
Experience (Years) 
Clinical - Management
Street Address 
2000 Tamarack Rd
Select Specialty Hospital
Position Type 
Full Time-Regular
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Long-Term Acute Care Hospital



Respiratory Therapy Manager

Sign-on bonus available $5,000 


Select Specialty and Regency Hospitals care for patients who are critically ill and need extended acute hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Respiratory Manager to lead a well renowned rehabilitation team who has the ability to deal with the most complex respiratory issues. We offer an exceptional employee experience, an environment dedicated to safety and quality, ongoing educational and skill building resources and advancement opportunities.


As the Respiratory Manager, you will be responsible for the coordination, development, evaluation and operation of the Respiratory department;  Evaluation patients, ensuring regulatory requirements are met, clinical cost control for your department, staff development,  implementing and enforcing company standards, teaching and counselling patients/families.


Why work for Select Specialty/Regency Hospital?

  • The opportunity to build a career with an established, highly successful organization in a caring and compassionate environment.
  • Develop specialized skills to manage chronically critically ill patients.
  • Work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team, consisting of critical care nurses, physical and occupational therapists, speech language pathologists and physicians to assist patients regain their ability to function independently.
  • Develop relationships with patients and their families.



Using discretion and independent judgment, assumes responsibility for overall functions and professional growth of the Department, contributes to development of site-specific therapist driven protocols, provides consultation with regard to pulmonary disorders and Respiratory Therapy practice, and provides quality respiratory care while ensuring the development and routine monitoring of the Respiratory Therapy Department.  This position also provides discipline specific education to patients, families and staff as required, and works collaboratively with the Chief Nursing Officer to ensure that all departmental standards are met while following the appropriate standards of practice to ensure regulatory compliance. 


Specific responsibilities of the Respiratory Therapy Manager include:

  • Responsibility for the 24 hour operations of the respiratory therapy department
  • Overseeing the daily operations of the Respiratory Therapy Department to include staff interviews, employment decision, orientation, performance evaluations, employee training and development, as well as inventory, equipment, and instrument issues
  • Sharing responsibility for employee engagement, recruitment and retention
  • Implementing company standards of care, policies, and procedures
  • Ensuring all regulatory requirements are met regarding respiratory and point of care
  • Functioning as Moderate Complexity Lab Manager over point of care testing (Site Dependent)
  • Functioning as the Safety Officer, overseeing the Environment of Care (Site Depending)
  • Creating and maintaining clinical schedule for safe staffing
  • Maintaining clinical cost control
  • Coordinating and actively participating in Wean Team/Pulmonary Rounds and maintains a direct line of communication with pulmonary physicians to facilitate/implement and routinely monitor weaning patients from mechanical ventilation; if protocols do not exist, works toward site specific protocol implementation
  • Maintaining open and ongoing communication with the Chief Nursing Officer to ensure patient, staff, and facility needs are met
  • Promoting flexibility, team building and engagement to promote an efficient and positive work environment
  • Steering Progressive clinical excellence through staff development
  • Promoting continuous quality improvement
  • Teaching and counseling patients/families
  • Maintaining competency in Rapid Response and code events

Providing respiratory care to patients with critical and complex medical and surgical conditions.



Qualifications you must have to be successful:

  • Registered Credential (RRT) from (NBRC) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Two years supervisory experience
  • Five (5) years’ of  experience as a Respiratory Therapist in an Acute Care setting 
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) required within 6 months of hire
  • Skills in handling emergency and life-threatening situations

Additional Data

Our hospital has 35 beds, and this small team environment allows us to keep our focus where it belongs- on each patient. 



Excellent Orientation Program, Paid Time Off (PTO), Extended Illness Days (EID), Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Prescription Coverage, Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability, Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Personal and Family Medical Leave, discounted membership to 9,500 gyms nationwide


Apply now with an organization that wants to invest in you!