Director Cardiopulmonary Services

  • HCA
  • Aventura, FL, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 01643-7168


Director Cardiopulmonary Services, Full-time
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
Aventura, FL

Facility Description:

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center, a facility of HCA’s East Florida Division, is a fully accredited 407-bed acute care medical/surgery facility providing award-winning inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, medical, surgical and cancer services. In order to meet the needs of our ever-growing community we are a designated Level II Trauma Center and have broken ground on a $75.6M expansion project to increase emergency room capacity and bring a new patient tower and parking garage to Aventura Hospital and Medical Center.

Ideally located in luxurious South Florida, Aventura Hospital is home to a community rich with diversity and world class infused culture. Our prime location - nestled between Miami and Ft. Lauderdale - means you will be surrounded by the very best South Florida has to offer!

Aventura Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Description:

Reporting to the COO, this individual assumes the role as a leader in planning, directing and managing Cardiopulmonary Services, EKG, EEG and Sleep Disorders Center and staff to assure quality service on a 24-hour basis.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage overall clinical, quality, administrative and fiscal aspects Cardiopulmonary Services
  • Work with administration on planning, organizing, and directing Cardiopulmonary and Sleep Disorders Center
  • Ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations
  • Supervise approximately 70 FTE’s
  • Communicate appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Medical Director and administrative team
  • Demonstrate knowledge /understanding of trauma protocols and initiates/performs protocols
  • Demonstrate critical airway skills, patient assessment and decision-making skills necessary in Code Blue and Rapid Response calls
  • Performs Pulmonary Function Studies and works with patient to achieve best results

  • Current Florida CRT or RRT License
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy or equivalent
  • BCLS Certification
  • 5+ years experience in Respiratory Care in an acute care setting
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience at Director/Manager level
  • Ability to use ABG machine, ventilators, IPPB, CPAP/BIPAP machines
  • Ability to perform arterial puncture for ABG analysis

Last Edited: 10/10/2017