Description About Us
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was
founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our
patients, residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We
pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and
commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and
resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our
success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of
life for our employees, patients and residents.
The Lead, Respiratory Therapy is responsible for overall
administration of the Respiratory Therapy department. Coordinates
and direct the professional and non-professional staff of the
department in their care of patients ranging from 18 years of age
to geriatric experiencing medically complex conditions, medical
surgical conditions with rehabilitation and/or wound care needs.
Responsible for participating in direct patient care per the needs
of the facility. Responsible for the administration and operation
of department direction, revenue control, cost containment and
expense control, quality of services, records management,
supervision and direction of assigned personnel, department image
and special demands and requirements.
Ability to project a professional Image.
Possess in-depth knowledge of functions of all hospital
departments and specifically Cardiopulmonary department
requirements for performance improvement and quality standards as
outlined by JCAHO, the Department of Health for the State of
employment and Federal regulatory standards as outlined by Centers
for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS).
Knowledge and experience in the needs of patients ranging in age
from 18 to geriatric. Working knowledge and ability to apply
professional standards of practice in job situations. Strong
organizational and analytical skills; excellent writing and
speaking skills. Working knowledge of personal computer and
software applications used in job functions (Word processing,
graphics, databases, spreadsheets, etc.)
?Education and/or Experience:
Graduate of an accredited university with an Associate or
Bachelor’s degree and successful completion of Registered
Respiratory Therapist credential. Minimum of five (5) years acute
hospital clinical experience, including Intensive Care Units and
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Current Registered Respiratory Therapist certification. Or
registered with the National Board for Respiratory Care as a
Respiratory Care Practitioner. Must maintain current Provider CPR
and ACLS certification throughout employment.