Respiratory Therapy Supervisor

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 07-13-2017
Howard University Hospital (HUH) is a private, non- profit institution recognized for its ground breaking research and teaching programs. HUH has a rich tradition of leadership and service dating back to 1862. Over the course of its more than 150 year history of providing the finest primary, secondary, and tertiary health care services, HUH has become one of the most comprehensive health care facilities in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and designated a DC Level 1 Trauma Center.
Competitive pay, 403-B Savings (Howard contributes a sum equal to 6% of your pay from your date of hire.  Howard matches up to 2% of what you invest. Both Howard’s contributions and the contributions that you make to the plan are yours, and you are immediately vested 100%. Comprehensive medical and dental plans Prescription Drug Benefits. Discount on optical wear at the HUH Optical Shop, Pet Insurance, Wellness Rewards Program, Tuition remission for employees and dependents, Low-cost onsite parking, SmartTrip Commuter Transit and Parking Benefits, and more!

This position is responsible for monitoring and reporting quality assurance and quality control activities. This must be performed in accordance with all internal and external established guidelines governing the practices of Respiratory Care. Supervises respiratory therapists and other allied health care staff in the Department, as appropriate.
Interacts internally with Executive Management, Hospital Administration, Department Heads, and University and Hospital Officials. Interacts externally with the patient, patient relatives, community vendors, other RT departments in neighboring hospitals and the general public.
  • Graduate of A.M.A. accredited school for Respiratory Therapy.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years of experience as a respiratory therapist.
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRTT) credential.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential preferred.
  • One (1) year experience in a supervisory/operations management role is preferred.
Job Type: Full-time
Required experience:
  • Respiratory Therapist: 3 years
Required license or certification:
  • Certified Respiratory Therapist
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