Reading Hospital
Director of Respiratory Care
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 11/17/2020
Closing: 12/16/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description


Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people.

Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care — from prevention, screenings and education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs and public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

Who We Are

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing and Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, and we have a comprehensive physician network. All of our facilities participate in our partnership with the UPMC Health Plan.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership and staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our patients benefit from access to a broad range of services — all right here in our region.


The Director of Respiratory Care is responsible for the overall delivery of patient care that promotes safety and well-being of all patients in the assigned division with 24/7 accountability.

Plans, directs, coordinates, and evaluates the overall clinical respiratory practice and administrative activities, including fiscal, material, and human resource management.

Participates in the development and implementation of hospital policies and procedures.

Maintains open communication with all staff and physicians to promote performance improvement and consistency of care across the continuum.




  •  Master’s Degree


  • 5-10 Years Relevant Experience
  • 5-7 Years Supervisory/Leadership Experience or Management experience in a large hospital (Preferably in the Director role)
  • Experience leading staff through change


  • NBRC Respiratory Therapist Certification
  • PA Respiratory Therapist License


  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal Skills
  • Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills
Director of Respiratory Care