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Education Coordinator Respiratory | Respiratory Therapy - University | FT Days - Mon-Fri 6:30a-3:00p Job

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Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


The Educational Coordinator is responsible for orientation and training of new and current Associates, coordinates the Quality Assurance program in Respiratory Care, maintains inventory and supplies, develops and maintains policies and procedures, and coordinates discharge planning regarding respiratory care components. Serves as liason between nursing, physicians, residents etc. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




Bachelor’s Degree in a Respiratory Therapy, Allied Health or Related Field.

Minimum of 4 years of experience performing respiratory care in a hospital setting.

  • Current licensure as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the state of employment


  • Current credential as a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) or has grandfathered credential prior to July 1, 2002 from the National Board of Respiratory Care.


  • Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Current Associates are required to have BLS  Certification.



Master’s Degree in Respiratory Therapy, Education, Allied Health or related field.





Formal training or Diploma program in Respiratory Therapy




  • Possesses maturity, patience, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand and prepare complex written materials, such as patient records and quality assurance indices.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to exercise independent judgement.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and projects and maintain control of workflow.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes, implements educational programs, workshops, skill reviews, and competency evaluations for current, new and student Respiratory Care Associates. Arranges professional exchange of information with other departments to promote continuity of care, i.e. nursing, medical education and other health care providers.
  • Evaluates and monitors the progress and performance of new Associates, Clinical Preceptors and students.  Provides constructive feedback on progress reports and evaluations.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, evaluation and revision of Respiratory Care Policies, Procedures and Protocols.  Evaluates and selects Respiratory Care equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Performs other job functions as assigned or requested.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.

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