UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

RESPIRATORY CARE LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8156 (SEIU LOCAL 925 Medical/Laboratory Tech)
8958 (1199NW-HMC Respiratory/Anesthesiology)

 

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead respiratory care staff, provide advanced respiratory care to patients.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others.

TYPICAL WORK

Prioritize and distribute workload and coordinate clinical activities of respiratory care staff;

Participate in respiratory care special projects;

Participate in continuing education and orientation of new staff;

Provide feedback on employee performance for the evaluation process and corrective actions;

Facilitate optimal utilization of available respiratory care equipment; obtain additional equipment (e.g., renting) as necessary;

Perform duties of a Respiratory Care Practitioner

May participate in respiratory care research activities;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Completion of a respiratory care program approved by the State of Washington Department of Health AND eighteen months of experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner

OR

equivalent education/experience.

Legal Requirement

Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the State of Washington.

 

New Class: 12-14-73
Revise Class: 10-15-76
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise Class/Title: 12-4-92
Revise MQ: 7-9-99

 

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05