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Manager Respiratory Therapy

Company: Ocala Health
Location: Ocala
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:


SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time

Ocala Health encompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 256-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 174-bed hospital located in west Marion County, Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County, and Maricamp ER, a freestanding emergency department located on Maricamp Road in Ocala. Ocala Regional Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and a Comprehensive Stroke Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. Ocala Health’s outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and three surgical and physician specialty practices.

Position Summary:

The Manager Respiratory Care provides leadership to the Respiratory Care team. The incumbent will supervise the Respiratory Care team to meet the needs of patients, physicians, and staff by ensuring excellence in all aspects of the Respiratory Department's operations. Ensures appropriate staffing and productivity levels, develops/monitors performance and productivity improvement, safety, quality and regulatory standards. Ensures excellence in customer service; assists in managing continuous improvement of processes and functions. Accountable for on-going training and professional development of staff. Accountable for adherence to state and federal rules and regulations; ensures compliance with TJC, other federal, state and local agencies. Performs clinical and related duties as required. The Manager, Respiratory Care must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to direct care appropriate to the patients served in his/her department. Reports to the Director of Cardiopulmonary Services. Must have excellent clinical skills to serve as a resource for the staff and also provide patient care as needed. Must be able to interact with patients and families in a positive manner. Must be able to work with a high degree of independence and possess the ability to make decisions quickly and be able to work in high stress situations and retain concentration.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Organizational, Verbal, Interpersonal, Customer relations, Analytical, Grammar/Spelling, Read/Comprehend written instructions, Follow verbal instructions, Computer/Laptop, Clerical.


  • Two-year degree (AA or AS) required
  • BS/BA preferred


  • 1-3 years of respiratory leadership experience required.
  • 3-5 years of respiratory leadership experience preferred.


  • State of Florida license Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • BLS-American Heart Association
  • ACLS-American Heart Association
  • PALS, NRP (within 90 days of hire/transfer)

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)


Equal Opportunity Employer / EOE



Florida licensed Registered Respiratory Therapist or eligible for state licensure.

Management experience
Open Heart experience


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For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: Ocala Health, Ocala , Manager Respiratory Therapy, Other , Ocala, Florida

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