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Seattle Children’s Hospital Director, Respiratory Care in Seattle, Washington

Director, Respiratory CareJob ID2022-42654Area of InterestManagement/AdministrationLocation NameHospital Main CampusFTE/Hours per pay period1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)Work StatusRegularDepartmentRespiratory CareShiftDay ShiftPrimary Location : CitySeattlePrimary Location : State/ProvinceWAAbout UsHope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children's -- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE Our founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families' ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho - the largest region of any children's hospital in the country. In 2020, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children's among the nation's best children's hospitals - for the 27th year in a row. We received national rankings in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report, and are honored to be the only pediatric medical center in Washington to be ranked. As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America's best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it's delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.OverviewAbout the roleAs the Director of Respiratory Care, you will join a nationally recognized program. You'll direct, manage and evaluate all respiratory care operations in a manner that meets continuous quality improvement, customer service, programmatic growth and financial requirements that support the mission of Seattle Children's Hospital and regional sites. You'll provide leadership to develop and implement strategic initiatives for the services including programmatic components of operations, facilities, capital and operating budgets and staffing. You will also coordinate and collaborate with Children's Home Care Services and develop and evaluate that emergency response systems are available to meet patient and family needs.About our teamChildren's Respiratory Care Therapy Team provides a full range of services associated with neonatal and pediatric respiratory therapy practice. Our highly trained and skilled team of over 90 clinicians and support staff provide around-the-clock service to all inpatient areas (Emergency Department, Infant Ground Transport Team, ECMO team), as well as discharge coordination and education for the children dependent on respiratory therapy procedures and equipment.The Respiratory Therapy clinical team is led by our clinical supervisors who are here 24x7. We offer advanced critical care respiratory therapy including conventional and high frequency ventilation, airway management, intubation, special gas therapies, tracheostomy care, inhaled medication therapy, various forms of enhanced airway clearance techniques, p