Job Opportunities

Registered Respiratory Therapist - Temporary Regular Part Time


Posted on: May 4th 2021
Job Number: 1624
Length of Position: August 2022 (approximately)
Application Deadline: Nov 30th -0001

Requirements:

Education:

  • Respiratory Therapy Diploma from an accredited program.

  • Professional registration in good standing with the CRTO.
  • Current BCLS

  • NRP an asset

  • ACLS preferred

  • Pulmonary function testing experience

Experience:

  • Minimum of five (5) years recent and relevant experience.

Professional Affiliations/Memberships:

  • Professional registration in good standing with the CRTO

Additional Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to assess, evaluate and communicate appropriate Respiratory Therapy Care Plans

  • Ability to conduct respiratory tests and treatments

  • Ability to keep accurate records and patient charts

  • Ability to assess patient response to care and to respond appropriately

  • Experience with critical care and emergency situations.

  • Demonstrated willingness to continually upgrade skills and be active in the continual development of Respiratory Services.

  • Knowledge of anaesthesia equipment an asset

  • Knowledge of indications, contra-indications and hazards of therapy

  • Knowledge of respiratory mechanics and medical gas delivery devices

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be able to work with patients independently and identify urgent medical indicators within the scope of practice and have the ability to alert the physician of urgent patient conditions that could affect treatment or further testing.

  • Computer skills, knowledge Meditech; Microsoft Office, PACs

  • Ability to work accurately and efficiently in a fast-paced environment using excellent organizational and time management skills to prioritize duties

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well with patients, staff and physicians

  • Demonstrates an understanding of ethical behaviours and confidentiality requirement in a health care institution.

  • Ability to represent the Hospital with professionalism and compassion for patients and families

  • As a single incumbent position must be able to maintain good attendance and punctuality

Candidates are invited to send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at humanresources@smhosp.on.ca.

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department.

Stevenson is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at (705) 435-3377 ext 3354.