BJC Healthcare Respiratory Program - Lead *** Sign On Bonus Eligible*** (E) in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Role Purpose

Oversees daily operations of Respiratory Care in acute services. Oversees staffing and workload distribution for assigned programs and collaborates with other program and discipline leads to assure patient care needs are met. Assures that daily workflow is effective and promotes proactive problem solving among team members. Works under the direction of a supervisor, in collaboration with discipline leads and clinical specialists to assure regulatory standards are met. Assists the supervisor with management of the programs and serves as a resource / contact with customers such as patients, families, nurses, case managers and physicians.


  • Assists with researching, evaluating, selecting and implementing systems which improve efficiency of assigned program and related operations.

  • Makes appropriate recommendations and consults with interdisciplinary teams to develop a plan of care based on the patient's expected outcome.

  • Provides consultation, evaluation and treatment services for patients ordered on therapy based on each patient's needs and delivers services in accordance with a written plan of care and policies, protocols and procedures.

  • Coordinates the daily activities of the programs in collaboration with hospital or campus interdisciplinary teams.

  • Supports Supervisors in organizing clinical and technical activities.

Minimum Requirements


  • Associate's Degree


  • 2-5 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • RRT

Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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