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Respiratory Therapist

Sarnia, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Bargaining Unit:
SEIU-Service
Competition #:
OPS24-020
Job Type:
Casual
Department:
Respiratory Therapy
null:
Variable
Date Posted:
June 6, 2024
Job Number:
J0324-0091
Number of Positions:
2
Length of Position:
Permanent
Closing Date:
June 13, 2024

The successful applicant will work in compliance with all relevant and applicable legislation and Hospital Policies and Procedures, will practice the Bluewater Health Standards of Performance Excellence and will fulfill their role within the Attendance Support Program parameters. The successful applicant will also possess effective communication and interpersonal skills, will have the ability to work independently and as part of a team, and will have strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Each member of Bluewater Health is called to embrace patient and family-centred care in its fullest form. This includes using techniques and strategies to communicate “I care and I respect you,” providing information in a way patients and families can understand, listening to patients and families to learn what an exemplary healthcare experience means to them, and seeking their perspective throughout their stay and during improvement initiatives.

Qualifications:

• Graduate of an accredited respiratory therapy program required
• Current NRP Certification required
• Current BCLS Certification required
• Current ACLS Certification required
• Current registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists required

Skill, Ability and Experience:

• Basic proficiency in the use of computers required
• Experience with Meditech preferred
• Recent experience as a Registered Respiratory Therapist preferred

Principal Duties:

• Respiratory therapeutic service including: patient assessment, oxygen and medication therapy; airway management; mechanical ventilation, Bipap,; safety checks of anaesthesia and related equipment; respond to cardiac arrests and other medical emergencies; transport of high risk patients including neonatal population. Attend high risk deliveries with stabilization and ventilation/CPAP/BIPAP of newborns and pediatric cases.
• Respiratory diagnostic service including pulmonary function tests, arterial blood gas analysis
• Art line insertions and Intubations
• Participates in unit/department and Hospital Quality Improvement initiatives
• Completes continuing education requirements as necessary
• Acts as a coach, mentor, resource and positive role model for new staff and students
• Other related duties as assigned

Successful applicant will be considered a multisite employee
Selection will be made on the basis of skill, ability, experience and qualifications as per Article 21.01 of the OPSEU Collective Agreement

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