We’re searching for a Manager of Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab, someone who’s ready to be part of the best ranked children’s hospital in Texas, and among the best in the nation. In this position, you will maintain accountability for clinical and personnel activities and provide support to the Director, Medical Director, and Practice Administrator for Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab operations. The PDL Manager participates in the delivery of high quality, family-centered and developmentally appropriate patient care. The PDL Manager provides leadership to direct patient flow, staffing, and clinical quality in collaboration with physician and administrative outpatient leaders.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Performs daily diagnostic procedures under the guidelines set by the American Thoracic Society and department policies.
- Active member of clinical team, performing tests daily.
- Ability to perform all tests allowed by education and/or certification and descriptive knowledge of all tests performed within the lab.
- Performs tests at a high level of efficiency, productivity and patient/doctor satisfaction as determined by the standards of the education and/or certification.
- Assists other pulmonary diagnostic lab staff with patients and tests, as appropriate.
- Works with an interdisciplinary team of caregivers to ensure patient care is delivered consistently and efficiently throughout the patient care experience (inpatient and outpatient).
- Maintains a clean environment, strict adherence to infection control, and ensures patient safety/comfort.
- Provides appropriate instruction / education to patients, referring providers, and staff.
- Provides operational leadership to the Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab.
- Maintains routine quality assurance tracking and feedback for the Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab at all locations.
- Manages Pulmonary Diagnostic Lab Equipment maintenance, both routine and acute issues.
- Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
- Required bachelor's degree with a preferred bachelor's degree in respiratory care
- Required Licenses/Certifications
- BLS - Cert-Basic Life Support American Heart Association And
- RCP - Lic- Respiratory Care - RCP by the Texas Medical Board or RRT CERT - Cert-Reg Respiratory Therapist by the National Board for Respiratory Care
- Required 3 years clinical experience in both critical and non-critical care areas, including 6 months experience in critical care
About Texas Children’s
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.