Baptist Medical Center South Blood Gas Laboratory Coordinator in Montgomery, Alabama
Blood Gas Laboratory Coordinator
- The Blood Gas Laboratory Coordinator, under the direct supervision of the Manager of Respiratory Care, directly manages and supervises all functions of the laboratories and instruments. Assumes responsibility for laboratory and personnel compliance, competency, quality assurance, fiscal management and services.
Works collaboratively with department directors and managers, QI teams, to interpret data and identify opportunities to improve clinical outcomes through evidence-based medicine.
The coordinator will maintain clinical competency by providing direct patient care. Performs duties involved with the treatment, management control, and diagnostic evaluation and care of patients with deficiencies and /or abnormalities within the Pulmonary system.
**This job description outlines the general nature and level of work performed. Job duties may be modified as needs and demands of the job dictate. Performs other job-related duties as assigned by the Manager or Supervisor.
Education / Experience: Current license from the Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy. Registered Respiratory Therapist required. Credentialed through the National Board for Respiratory Care. If credentialed after 2002, must maintain active membership status for credentials issued by the National Board for Respiratory Care. BCLS certification. ACLS, and PALS are preferred. NRP certification for those qualified to work in the NICU.
License / Certification required: Licensed with Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy and RRT with NBRC. BLS.NRP - where applicable.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must possess excellent organizational and communication skills.
• Must have the ability to successfully complete work within rigid time constraints.
• Must possess reasoning ability and good independent judgment.