State of Washington
RESPIRATORY CARE LEAD
Lead respiratory care staff; provide advanced respiratory care to patients.
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of others.
Prioritizes and distributes workload and coordinate clinical activities of respiratory care staff;
Participates in respiratory care special projects;
Participates in continuing education and orientation of new staff;
Provides feedback on employee performance for the evaluation process and corrective actions;
Facilitates optimal utilization of available respiratory care equipment; obtain additional equipment (e.g., renting) as necessary;
Performs duties of a Respiratory Care Practitioner
May participate in respiratory care research activities;
Performs related duties as required.
Licensed as a Respiratory Care Practitioner by the State of Washington.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Completion of a respiratory care program approved by the State of Washington Department of Health
Eighteen months of experience as a Respiratory Care Practitioner
Class Specification History
New Class: 12-14-73
Revise Class: 10-15-76
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
Revise Class/Title: 12-4-92
Revise MQ: 7-9-99
Revised new class code: (formerly 6156) effective July 1, 2007