Ascension Health Director - Respiratory Services in Washington, District Of Columbia

Job ID: 248195

Director - Respiratory Services

Washington, District of Columbia


Additional Job Information

Title: Dir-Respiratory Svcs

City, State: Washington,DC

Location: Providence Hospital DC

Department: Respiratory Care 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

About Us

Providence, part of Ascension, is a 408-bed hospital in Washington, DC with an experienced medical staff of more than 500 providers. Located near the Catholic University of America and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Providence is situated on a 36-acre campus within a vibrant suburban residential community. Founded on the principle of service to others, Providence was born in 1861 when, at the invitation of Abraham Lincoln, the Daughters of Charity began caring for District residents who were sick, poor and vulnerable. Soon President Lincoln signed an Act of Congress to charter Providence Hospital, making it the longest continuously operating hospital in Washington, D.C.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Develops and leads the implementation of policies, procedures and initiatives for assigned services.


  • Develops service area goals and standards consistent with medical, administrative, legal and ethical requirements of the health care delivery system.

  • Plans, organizes and directs activities related to staffing, including hiring, orienting, evaluating and continuing education initiatives.

  • Prepares service area budget and ensures that department operates within allocated funds. Coordinates and directs internal and external driven audits.

  • Directs and evaluates all clinical activities, including care plan development, service level determination, and complaint management.


Must be a graduate of an AMA approved school of Respiratory Care with an Associate degree and Bachelors degree. Must have a minimum of 5 years experience as a Respiratory Therapist and a minimum of 3 years supervisory/managerial experience. Must have a DC Respiratory Care Practitioner License

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