Apr 20, 2021

Respiratory Manager

  • Foundation Health Partners
  • Fairbanks, AK, USA
Respiratory Therapy

Job Description

This position provides comprehensive care coordination for patients and leadership to staff. The intensity of care coordination provided is situational and appropriate based on patient needs and in collaboration with physician and other medical staff. Supervises staff and serves as a clinical resource to staff, providers, providers' office staff, vendors and other departments. This position is accountable for the quality of clinical services delivered to patients.

About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital

Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior. We have a strong patient to nurse ratio, a culture of Shared Leadership, and are proud members of the Mayo Clinic Care Network. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.

*Relocation and Temporary Housing Assistance available for experienced Registered Respiratory Therapists with Management experience!

ACLS and PALS certification highly preferred

Position Available:

Full Time



  1. Facilitates daily clinical operations, providing leadership, encouraging teamwork and maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of available personnel through preparation and distribution of daily work assignments.
  1. Hires, trains, conducts performance evaluations, and directs the workflow for the staff. This position is also accountable for participating in the development and implementation of department goals and objectives.
  1. Participates in the orientation, training and continuing development of staff and provides focused education to other healthcare providers.
  1. Assesses work in progress and modification of assignments as changes in demand and types of services occur, optimizing patient outcomes.
  1. Serves as a real-time resource and assists with clinical expertise for staff, physicians, and departments for problem-solving on patients, processes, and family issues.
  1. Collaborates with various departments, outside vendors, and other departments to assure adequate resources and the proper coordination of safe, efficient patient care.
  1. Assists in the development, modification and implementation of departmental programs, processes, policies and procedures.

Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.



Must possess a strong knowledge of clinical care as normally obtained through a Bachelor’s degree in respiratory therapy or related field.

Proof of having passed the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or Registered Pulmonary Function Technologist. A current license in state practiced as required by state law. Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required. In Home Care setting, must possess valid driver license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

In-depth knowledge of clinical techniques, applications and equipment as typically obtained through 4 years of clinical experience and 2 year of supervisory experience or 2 years of progressive leadership over time. Must possess highly effective human relation skills necessary to interface with patients, families, staff, interdepartmental projects, and other healthcare personnel.


Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer; qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.