Respiratory Care Coordinator Job at BJC HealthCare, Saint Louis, MO

  • BJC HealthCare
  • Saint Louis, MO

Job Description

Additional Information About the Role

Join the Respiratory Team at BJC Healthcare - Christian Hospital. BJC Healthcare - Christian Hospital is dedicated to your growth and development. Be a part of an environment where you can thrive!

  • Full-Time
  • Hours - 6:45pm-7:15am
  • Shifts - 3/12s
  • Rotating Weekends
  • Cares for mostly adults Respiratory needs in the whole Hospital.

Christian Hospital has been serving St. Louis and the surrounding metro areas since 1903. U.S. News & World Report ranks Christian Hospital No. 5 in St. Louis for overall clinical excellence and No. 9 in Missouri, which puts us in the top 6% of all hospitals in the state!

The U.S. News adult methodology ranks clinical specialties and rates common care procedures and conditions. Christian was nationally ranked as “high performing” in the clinical specialty of geriatrics and in the following seven of 21 common procedures and conditions: heart attack, heart failure, kidney failure, diabetes, COPD, pneumonia and stroke. High performing in a specialty means we were in the top 10% nationally of all evaluated hospitals for that specialty or procedure and condition.

Northwest HealthCare , six miles west of Christian, offers 24- hour emergency care, the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of outpatient diagnostic and imaging services.

The Physical Therapy Department at Christian Hospital is located on the second floor of CH. Services are provided to patients of all ages with musculoskeletal deficiencies.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Provides coordination for Respiratory Care services in a leadership capacity including overseeing staffing and workloads. Ensure daily clinical operations achieve and comply with established hospital and departmental policies, procedures, and meets all applicable regulations and standards. Fulfills all requirements and responsibilities of the RRT, demonstrating a high level of expertise and scientific knowledge including best practices and is able to serve as a resource to others. Acts as a liaison with other departments to facilitate quick resolution of issues to ensure patients are provided safe and effective care.


  • Provides oversight for daily respiratory care operational activities that support patient care by determining level of staffing needs. Is able to collect and analyze information to project staffing plans for upcoming shift/shifts.
  • Performs and coordinates various diagnostic and therapeutic respiratory procedures according to established standards, procedures, guidelines and policies. Applies respiratory knowledge and demonstrates a high level of clinical expertise, including the ability to serve as a resource to others by providing education and training about respiratory treatments and procedures.
  • Displays appropriate leadership skills in leading people, demonstrating trust, dignity and respect along with high ethical standards and behaviors, teamwork and accountability. Effectively communicates by participating in the exchange of information.
  • Manages multiple priorities and applies effective time management skills, using downtime for work related activities such as coaching and mentoring others. Works effectively in a team-based environment especially during stressful situations involving quickly changing priorities. Is able to analyze critical situations and applies appropriate judgment and critical thinking for problem resolution.
  • Continuously improves and takes the initiative to develop self and others. Stays current on operational issues, priorities, policies, procedures, best practices and advances related to respiratory care.

Minimum Requirements


  • Associates Degree


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • Basic Cardiovascular Life Sup
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • RRT

Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelors Degree


  • 5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan /403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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