University of Utah Health Acute Rehabilitation Respiratory Services Coordinator in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah


As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for coordinating pulmonary and respiratory care in compliance with regulations and provides direct care to patients as needed. Accepts 24 hour accountability for patient care delivery, clinical resources management, and departmental clinical standards.

This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to State Law.


  • Oversees the mentoring or preceptor process.

  • Oversees all clinical issues and personnel matters as relevant.

  • Develops the implementation of protocols or other standards as needed.

  • Recruits and retains staff.

  • Educates external customers.

  • Evaluates equipment.

  • Assists with work in clinical areas.

  • May perform other duties, as assigned.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care to the population served.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient’s status and provide care as described in the department’s policies and procedures manual.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to educate patients and staff.

  • Ability to provide safe, effective respiratory and pulmonary care.

  • Demonstrated ability to function as a clinical and an administrative role model.




  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area of assignment or equivalency.

  • Three years related experience.

Licenses Required

  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Current licensure to practice as a Respiratory Care Practitioner in the State of Utah

  • Current Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential with the National Board of Respiratory Care

  • Master’s degree in a related area

  • Experience in acute rehabilitation center and/or long term ventilatory care

  • Two years’ experience in a leadership capacity

  • Two years’ experience in an educational position

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves intermediate working conditions in a healthcare setting that may exert up to 50 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, or otherwise moving patients or objects, such as medical equipment, while providing patient care.

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Color Determination, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Walking

Requisition Number 31131

Reg/Temp Regular

Employment Type Full-Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Varied

Location Name University of Utah Hospital

Patient Care? Yes


State UT


Category Respiratory Therapy

The University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.