Clinical Respiratory Care Lead - Peds/Neonatal

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Job Summary

Make the most of your clinical skills at an organization that has earned numerous awards for clinical excellence. Based in Roanoke, VA, our community-based health care organization encompasses a comprehensive network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services.

Play an important role with a regional leader that inspires better health through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. Realize the advantages of advancing your career with an organization where you can expect supportive leadership, state-of-the-art technological resources, inter-professional teamwork, and innovative learning.

The Clinical Respiratory Care Lead provides lead supervision to the staff to assure quality patient care.  Facilitates effective open two-way communication and resolution of work site operational issues that support service line/service goals, objectives, benchmarks and targets. Performs duties of a Registered Respiratory Therapist as needed to provide professional and quality care to patients of all ages.  Assists with development and coordination of strategically aligned processes related to patient care.  Assumes responsibilities delegated by manager.

  • Organizes and oversees daily activities of a department, work unit, team or process.
  • Serves as a role model, developmental coach and mentor for staff. Assists managers in assuring staff competence.
  • Assumes accountability and oversees the development of staff work schedule and make appropriate resource allocation decisions.
  • Monitors performance improvement activities and/or collects PI data as directed by management.  Participates in development of action plans, time frames and quality assurance.
  • Participates in employee annual performance and peer review process with in allocated time as directed by management.  
  • Active participation with strategically aligned projects, relating to the improvement of Carilion Clinic’s Respiratory Care Services. 
  • Identifies, develops, coordinates and implements pathways, protocols, and guidelines within assigned areas.  Develops specific outlines and time frames with management for project completion.
Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s Degree preferred and graduate of a COARC approved advanced practitioner Respiratory Care program.

Experience: Minimum Three years post graduate Clinical experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

Licensure/Certification: Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Va. State Board of Medicine.  Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

Other: Effective interpersonal communication (written and verbal), organizational and teamwork skills required.  Ability to function independently and utilize various computer programs (i.e. Excel, Word and Access).   Must successfully complete orientation and competency validation yearly for position.  Be able to acquire BLS within 3 months of employment in this position or as determined by department.  Some areas may require ACLS, NRP, PALS certification within one year of employment.  Active membership in professional organization (AARC) preferred.

Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

CommUNITY:  Working in unison to serve our community, our Carilion family and our loved ones.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.



Requisition Number: 44633 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CRMH - Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital 
Shift: Evening/Night 
Shift Details: 7 PM- 7 AM, every third weekend. On call as needed.
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 
Recruiter Email: dlniven@carilionclinic.org

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.