A leading pediatric hospital, CHOP has one of the largest pediatric research programs in the world. The nation's first hospital devoted exclusively to the care of children, it has over 500 beds at its primary facility and is a leader in formal pediatric medical training, pediatric emergency medicine, and adolescent medicine. In addition to its main hospital facilities, CHOP operates a pediatric health care network with owned or affiliated offices, clinics, and research facilities in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.


Manager, Respiratory Care

  • Under the direction of the Director of Respiratory Care, this individual directs the daily operations of the Respiratory Care Department. Primary responsibilities include personnel management and related issues up to and including recruiting, staff resource management, and compensation. 

  • Assists in short and long term planning processes for the department.  

  • Represents the department at multidisciplinary meetings.

  • Routine decisions include identifying administrative and operations problems to provide resolution, delegating appropriate duties and work assignments, and managing the departmental resources.  

  • In collaboration with the Director of Respiratory Care and the Medical Director, will formally be responsible in establishing policies and procedures affecting the personnel management and clinical practices. 

Qualifications for this position are listed below.

Required Licenses, Credentials, Registrations

  • A valid license to practice respiratory care in Pennsylvania.

  • Registered Respiratory Therapy Neonatal/Pediatric Specialist (RRT-NPS) credential issued by the National Board of Respiratory Care

  • Current Basic Life Support certification issued through on organization that requires a hands-on instructor lead psychomotor skills verification (ex. American Heart Association or Red Cross)


Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree required;  Current enrollment in graduate program.

Preferred Education

  • Master's degree

Required Experience

  • Five (5) years experience in the field of respiratory care.

  • Three (3) years prior management or leadership experience.

  • Two (2) years of pediatric experience.

Preferred Experience

  • Five (5) years prior management or leadership experience.

  • Five (5) years of pediatric experience.


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