Respiratory Supervisor - Full Time Flex

Job Requisition #: JR64222

End Date: 12/30/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional, Respiratory

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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About ChristianaCare:
ChristianaCare is the one of the Mid Atlantic's largest academic health care providers and consists of 3 campuses: Wilmington, Newark and Union at Cecil County. Through our values of love and excellence, ChristianaCare is consistently identified as a regional center of excellence for cardiology, cancer and women's health services and ranked by US News & World as Best Hospital.

Benefits of working at Christiana Care:

  • Work in a role that directly impacts the lives of our patients, staff & community!

  • Generous PTO, Competitive Pay & Robust Benefits Package.

  • 403B company match and Tuition Reimbursement

  • 12 weeks Paid Parental Leave

$10K Sign on Bonus!!!!!!!!!


The Respiratory Supervisor will assist the Clinical Manager in the overall administrative direction for the clinical practice of Respiratory Care and the delivery of high quality and cost effective respiratory care to all patients utilizing the services of the Respiratory Care Department. The Respiratory Supervisors shares 24-hour responsibility and accountability for all aspects of daily operational activity with the Clinical Managers. The Respiratory Supervisor will work a percentage of time in performing Respiratory Therapy staff duties.


  • In collaboration with the Clinical Manager, directly supervises all staff
  • Assesses competency of staff, oversees daily staffing and scheduling needs of the department, evaluates staff performance, counsels staff members when performance issues are identified.
  • Participates in hiring, promotion, salary adjustment, and termination decisions.
  • Functions as a highly visible role model, demonstrating quality expertise and professional behavior, which supports professional development of the staff and the strategic goals of CCHS. 
  • Identifies and develops strategies to improve knowledge base and professionalism of staff.
  • Directs, mentors, and supports Respiratory Department staff members.
  • Identifies potential future leaders and engages in succession planning.
  • Develops, implements and monitors performance improvement and patient safety initiatives.
  • Facilitates cooperative and collaborative relationship among other CCHS departments, patient care areas and other practices.
  • Participates in preparation of annual capital and operating budget.  Supports organizing and prioritizing respiratory needs.
  • Assists in the analysis of monthly expenditures and develops plans to offset variances.
  • Identifies new program and service opportunities for the department.
  • Acts as a liaison with other hospital departments to enhance program development and improve clinical excellence.
  • Develops and maintains methods to ensure patient, employee and physician satisfaction.
  • Functions as a staff Respiratory Therapist as needed.
  • Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.  Reports to the appropriate personnel, in a timely fashion, any unsafe activities, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
  • Performs other related duties as required.


Respiratory Therapy Assistants, Respiratory Therapists I, II, III and IV


Director, Senior Vice President


  • Graduate of a CoArc approved School of Respiratory Therapy
  • Minimum of five years critical care experience required
  • Bachelor Degree required
  • Active Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential required
  • Current BLS Certification
  • Current AARC Member
  • Respiratory Care licensure in the State of Delaware required

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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Our Region

A Great Place To Live

Our region offers a diversity of cultures, lifestyles, sports and entertainment events, housing options and educational opportunities. Located between Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., our locations provide easy access to two international airports, employment opportunities in a tri-state area, and proximity to some of the nation's top universities and colleges, as well as beaches in MD, DE and NJ!

Why Delaware? Why Maryland?

We Serve Together

For the Love of Health

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