Program Manager Respiratory Care Practitioner

This established community medical center in Northern Nevada is actively interviewing for a Respiratory Care Practioner to serve as Program Manager for its Respiratory Therapy department. Join this outstanding non-profit hospital in an excellent opportunity to grow leadership and management experience.

This Critical Access Hospital in Northern Nevada, the area known locally as Cowboy County, is looking for a Nevada Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner to lead the Respiratory Therapy Program. This hospital has served the community for over 50 years, and this position will play an important role in continuing those needed service offerings.

Reporting to the Chief Operations Officer, the Respiratory Care Program Manager will lead a small team of Respiratory Therapists in an inpatient environment. This person will also have the chance to support outpatient respiratory therapy programming through the community clinics and family practices associated with the hospital. This is the perfect growth opportunity for a Respiratory Care Practitioner who has 1-2 years of experience leading clinical operations, to take on a formal, titled role in hospital leadership. You’ll receive mentorship and direction from a tenured inpatient ancillary services leader,

In this role as a ‘Working’ Manager, the Respiratory Care Practitioner will serve as the subject matter and practice expert for high-acuity pulmonary conditions. Working in concert with Nursing and Physician Leadership, the Respiratory Care Manager will treat both inpatient and ambulatory populations with conditions such as chest infections, pneumonia, emphysema, and asthma. This Manager will also serve as the resident Blood Gas Technologist, so licensure in this field will also be required. 

Importantly, the Manager of Respiratory Care will serve as both a clinical and administrative resource for this Respiratory Therapy Department. This person will be on the front line of patient education and clinical care, and directly support nursing education in the process. The Manager will also have responsibility for owning regulatory compliance and survey readiness for this service line, as well as fiduciary oversight of its operations.

Whether you’re trying to escape the trappings and traffic of big-city life, or just looking for a community that values its members, you can’t go wrong with this Northern Nevada town. The Perioperative CNOR Manager will discover a gorgeous landscape full of unique and caring people. In this community, which was built on being a good neighbor, you’ll find all manner of outdoor activity at your fingertips. Add onto this a highly rated school system, a quickly evolving food & drink scene, and a super affordable cost of living, and you have an amazing place to call home.

Joining this community hospital will allow the Respiratory Care Manager to make a significant impact on the daily life of the region’s people. You will have many opportunities to represent the hospital as this service line grows, and you’ll be rewarded for high performance with a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.