Dedicated Respiratory Care Manager responsible for the daily management and long term coordination of respiratory services. Committed to providing excellent customer service and exceeding patient expectations. Strong leader with experience motivating employees to provide quality patient care that aligns with the mission, vision, values and strategic goals of the organization. Focused on developing and maintaining key relationships with hospital physicians, case managers, nurses and executives.
Regulatory compliance experience
Attention to detail
Lean management trained
Patient assessment expert
Strong presentation skills
Adaptive to changing environments
Skilled in patient relations
Focused on consistent, quality care
Respiratory Care Manager, 02/2016 to Current Stormont Vail Health – 1500 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS 66606
Responsible for sound fiscal management including allocating resources, coordinating expenditures for equipment and developing the departmental operating budget.
Accountable for the design and implementation of department polices and procedures.
Developed and implemented performance improvement initiatives to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements.
Appropriately managed the operational, personnel, and financial aspects of the Respiratory Department and Pulmonary Lab.
Monitored clinical outcomes and system issues related to quality of care to identify trends and to develop strategies to meet the desired results.
Respiratory Care Supervisor, 01/2015 to 02/2016 Stormont Vail Health – 1500 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS 66606 Assisted in maintaining policies and procedures related to patient care documentation with
the RT department.
Evaluated the effectiveness of the department programs, provided feedback and offered suggestions for improvement.
Assisted in all aspects of human resources management including staff hiring, development, recognition, discipline and termination.
Worked directly with physicians and management to develop and implement respiratory therapist driven protocols.
Created and maintained the staffing schedule to ensure adequate coverage and efficient utilization or resources.
Registered Respiratory Therapist, 05/2007 to 01/2015 Stormont Vail Health – 1500 SW 10th Ave. Topeka, KS 66606
Organized staffing and delegated work in a core charge therapist role.
Peformed ventilator management, maintenance and troubleshooting.
Assessed the respiratory status of patients and delivered appropriate therapy.
Bachelor of Health Science: Health Services Administration, 2013 Washburn University - 1700 SW College Ave. Topeka, KS 66621 Received the School of Applied Studies Allied Health Award of Excellence
Associate of Science: Respiratory Therapy, 2007 Washburn University - 1700 SW College Ave. Topeka, KS 66621