Respiratory Care Program Coord

Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | Pulmonology
Category: Respiratory Care
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 783809
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

The Respiratory Care Program Coordinator coordinates and supports Respiratory Care diagnostic programs according to established hospital and departmental policies, procedures and all applicable regulations and standards. This position assists in ensuring staff competencies within certain designated programs and coordinates performance improvement activities to optimize care and services. This position also maintains competencies to provide preventative, supportive, and corrective interventions related to the cardio-pulmonary system through the provision of Respiratory Care.

Position Duties

  1. Assists and supports department educational programs and competency validation. Ensures staff members are educated and competent to perform diagnostic studies. Presents educational offerings and maintains employee competency records during orientation and on an annual basis.
  2. Completes, reviews, and revises policies and procedural competencies relative to the programs within areas of responsibility. Seeks input from key stakeholders. Assists with and provides input into other system policies and procedures as necessary.
  3. Effectively monitors, evaluates, and ensures quality standards for programs within areas of responsibility. Analyzes outcomes and implements changes that improve the quality of care and the provision of a safe care environment.
  4. Maintains equipment, and repairs and inventories appropriate equipment par levels. Troubleshoots complex equipment and instructs others as necessary.
  5. Educates others on a variety of complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in accordance with established policies, procedures, and safety and quality standards.
  6. Manages other diagnostic related Respiratory Care programs such as apnea monitoring, overnight diagnostic studies, metabolic, and inpatient spirometry testing.
  7. Manages the operations of the blood gas program. Ensures regulatory compliance, quality controls, and staff members’ technical competence. Takes the initiative to partner with the Respiratory and Laboratory management teams for future program operational development.
  8. Represents the Respiratory Care profession and department on interdisciplinary committees and work teams as applicable. Works collaboratively, provides timely follow-through, and meets designated deadlines.
  9. Demonstrates personal accountability for completion of all tasks and functions, including the maintenance of records. Works independently, demonstrates efficient time management skills, and effectively manages multiple priorities. Uses strong verbal and written communication skills. Conveys information in a clear and effective manner. Creates an environment where open and direct expression of ideas is encouraged.
  10. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Three years experience in general pediatric and/or neonatal Respiratory Care
2. One year experience in education, orientation and quality improvement
3. PICU or NICU experience
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current State of Arizona license as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
2. Current BLS certification from the American Heart Association
3. Current Registered Respiratory Therapist credential
4. Certification in NRP and PALS from the American Heart Association
5. Membership in the AARC (American Association for Respiratory Care)
Special Skills
Do you meet this requirement?
1. One year experience with Windows based PC applications
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) - Constantly
2. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) - Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Hearing - Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling - Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Sitting - Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Standing - Constantly
8. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling - Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Talking - Constantly
10. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling - Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Walking - Constantly
12. Physical Requirement - Near Vision - Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Far Vision - Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination - Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment - Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance - Occasionally
17. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions - Not Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme temperatures - Not Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas - Not Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - High places - Not Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Extreme noise levels - Not Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Not Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Not Applicable
28. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Not Applicable
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