Respiratory Care Supervisor - Carilion Tazewell Community Hospital

Tazewell, VA, US, 24651

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day/Night
Facility:  CTCH - Carilion Tazwell Community Hospital
Requisition Number:  131995

Job Summary

Provides supervision to the Respiratory Care staff to assure the delivery of quality patient care. Performs the duties of a Registered Respiratory Therapist, while assisting in overseeing daily operation of the departments.

  • Performs the duties of a registered Respiratory Therapist and applies knowledge of growth and development to appropriately care for patients served. Performs various therapeutic, life support and diagnostic procedures and patient/family education. Evaluates patients for the appropriateness and effectiveness of ordered therapy and communicates suggested alternatives to physician. Performs facility specific support functions and maintains professional and clinical competencies. Functions as a clinical resource and role model for clinical practice to co-worker, student and physicians.
  • Monitors performance improvement activities and analyzes PI Data as directed by management. Participates in development of action plans to meet /exceed targets.
  • Assumes accountability and overseas the development of the staff work schedule and make appropriate resource allocation decisions.
  • Responsible for assisting with interviews and hiring of employee candidates, performance evaluation, corrective action, problem solving.
  • Develops, reviews and revises respiratory services policies and procedures and presents educational training on all policies and procedures effecting Respiratory Care.
  • Participates on system/facility committees as a Respiratory Care representative and presents pertinent information to the department.
  • Develops and conducts staff competency validations.
  • Develops and implements orientation plans for new employees.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of a COARC approved advanced practitioner Respiratory Care Program and Bachelor Degree preferred.

Experience: Minimum 5 years post graduate clinical experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist.

Licensure, certification, and/or registration: Licensed Respiratory Care Practitioner by the Va. State Board of Medicine. Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) by the National Board for Respiratory Care.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Effective interpersonal communication (written and verbal), organizational and teamwork skills required. Ability to function independently and utilize various computer programs (Excel, word, Power Point). 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. Will require ACLS, NRP and PALS certification within one year of employment. Active membership in professional organization (AARC) preferred.

About Carilion

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.


Requisition Number: 131995 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: CTCH - Carilion Tazwell Community Hospital 
Shift: Day/Night 
Shift Details: Day Shift
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


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What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

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Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

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