Director - Respiratory Care - Full Time DaysMercyOne, Dubuque, IA
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MercyOne Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. MercyOne – Dubuque has 263 beds while MercyOne – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
MercyOne offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. MercyOne also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. MercyOne’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital for the fourth time in 2019.
MercyOne Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
MercyOne is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at https://www.mercyone.org/dubuque/.
Plans, manages, and directs respiratory care services as defined by the Department’s Scope of Service Statement. Assumes responsibility for all departmental equipment, facilities, budgeting, monitoring and activity reporting. Assures the department’s services meet the needs of the customers and medical staff. Assures that services are provided in a cost effective, productive manner and that all services are customer-focused. Provides an environment that allows staff to maximize their talents through professional growth, involvement and empowerment. In doing so, the position maintains the department’s operating budget, develops goals and objectives and ensures that services are provided in a manner consistent with the mission and philosophy of Mercy Medical Center. Role models behavior that cultivates compassion and service quality. Serves as a leadership and clinical resource for department associates, Medical Staff, and other hospital staff and provides a framework for enabling maximum human development. Assumes a proactive role in improving quality and in assuring competency of the respiratory care services associates.
- Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited college or university. Master’s degree in business or health care preferred.
- Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program.
- Minimum of three (3) years of management experience in a hospital-based respiratory care department.
- Must be a registered respiratory therapist (RRT) by the National Board of Respiratory Care.
- Current licensure by the state of Iowa to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner.
- Must be a member of the American Association for Respiratory Care.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist
Respiratory Care Practitioner
Paid Sick Leave
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