Dignity Health Manager Cardiopulmonary Services in SACRAMENTO, California


Established in 1973,is a full-service community hospital committed to providing excellence in health care for residents living in Sacramento's southern suburbs, including Laguna, Elk Grove and Galt. For additional information about Methodist Hospital, please visit us at methodistsacramento.org. Methodist Hospital is part of Dignity Health- a 21-state network of 9,000 physicians, 59,000 employees and more than 400 care centers, including hospitals, urgent and occupational care, imaging centers, home health and primary care clinics. In the Sacramento area, Dignity Health operates Mercy General Hospital, Mercy Hospital of Folsom, Mercy San Juan Medical Center, Methodist Hospital, Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, Woodland Memorial Hospital and Mercy Medical Group (a service of Dignity Health Medical Foundation). Dignity Health is committed to delivering compassionate, high-quality, affordable health care services with special attention to the poor and underserved.


Position Title: Manager of Respiratory Therapy

Position Summary:

Manages the daily operation of all services of the Respiratory Therapy Department. Coordinates the activities of the assigned departments with other departments within the facility. Recruits, hires and retains qualified staff.

  • Manages the daily operations of the Respiratory Care Department to ensure compliance to all standards of practice and licensing/regulatory requirements. Develops and implements strategies in operational improvements and/or new services that are consistent with organizational strategic and business development planning.

  • Manages existing programs, as well as program development, implementation of new respiratory programs and assessment/revision of existing programs in keeping with a changing health care environment.

  • Plans, organizes, and supervises the daily activities of the Respiratory Department , including volunteers and respiratory therapy students, to ensure consistency with standards of practice; licensing/regulatory standards; department policies; and service needs of the facility.

  • Prepares the annual department budget and ensures compliance to operational expectations and productivity standards.


  • Knowledge of the operating principles, major issues, governmental regulations, and code of ethics for the healthcare industry; ability to apply this understanding appropriately to healthcare related situations.

  • Knowledge of the concept and theory of cardiology and pulmonology; ability to assess respiratory system ailments and patients’ injuries as well as to implement the therapeutic process of a relevant treatment plan.

  • Knowledge of the schedule creation process; ability to develop and maintain a workable schedule to accomplish the overall goals of day-to-day operations.

Education and Experience:

  • Experience: Minimum of five (5) years experience in related field. Minimum two (2) years supervisory experience.

  • Education: Associate's Degree in Respiratory Therapy or related field.

  • Licensure: License as a Respiratory Therapist

  • Special Skills: None specified.

  • Training: None specified.



Recent, progressive supervisory experience in Respiratory Care, or a comparable combination of education and experience. 3 years 1 Year previous supervisor experience. Combination of leadership experience in program development or clinical lead within department may be substituted for direct supervision experience.

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Job ID 2018-47104

Employment Type Full Time

Department Respiratory Therapy

Hours / Pay Period 80

Facility Methodist Hospital Sacramento

Shift Day


State/Province CA

Standard Hours Varied