Job Description

Job Title: Supv, Respiratory Therapy (Wellsboro)
Job ID: 736259
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Susquehanna Soldiers + Sailors
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Location: 32-36 Central Avenue, Wellsboro PA 16901


Are you an experienced Respiratory Therapist, RRT who is interested in taking your career to the next level? If you have at least five years of respiratory experience (including at least three years in critical care) we invite you to explore our Supervisor Respiratory Therapy opening in Wellsboro PA today!

UPMC Susquehanna is a six-hospital integrated health system that serves a 12-county area in northcentral Pennsylvania. Named one of the nation’s Top 15 Health System by IBM Watson Health, this facility, along with over 300 physicians, advanced practice professionals and specialists, offer a broad range of specialties and services.

Supervise and coordinate diagnostic and therapeutic clinical procedures that best meet the needs of the patient, physician, department and hospital during the assigned shift. Assist in the overall management of the department. Defined responsibilities are performed in pediatric, adult and geriatric patient populations and in all patient service areas.

  • Assist in implementing all activities required by regulatory agencies.
  • Assist the Director with the overall management of the department.
  • Assure the delivery of quality patient care by all Respiratory Care staff.
  • Assure the effective and efficient use of all available resources.
  • Complete performance appraisals, assist with staffing decisions and implementing personnel actions.
  • Coordinate the evaluation of products and equipment. Provide input into departmental equipment selection and function.
  • Ensure a safe and appropriate work environment.
  • Ensure compliance with hospital and departmental policies.
  • Is an educational resource in Respiratory Care for all other health care practitioners.
  • Is directly responsible for the department orientation, educational/in-service and competency program.
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities required of a Sr Respiratory Therapist, RRT. Serve as a role model and resource at all times.
  • Prepare and provide various reports as needed and requested.
  • Promote the effective utilization of Respiratory Care through assessment, evaluation, protocols and consults.
  • Provide a direct line of communication between all other health care practitioners and Respiratory Care Services.
  • Provide and maintain supply inventory.
  • Supervise the daily clinical operations of an area or department providing Respiratory Care.


Graduate of a Co ARC (Committee on Accreditation for Respiratory Care) approved Respiratory program required.

Associates degree is required; Bachelors degree is preferred.

5 years of total respiratory care experience with a minimum of 3 years in critical care is required.

Respiratory Care Practitioner (RCP) license in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania required.

Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation required Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) from the National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) required.

Respiratory therapists who receive their RRT credential from the NBRC after July 1, 2002 are required to maintain certification under the NBRC guidelines.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Osteopathic Respiratory Care
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $25.53 to $39.91

Union Position: No

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