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Registered Respiratory Therapist, Centre for Respiratory Health, Asthma Clinic, COPD Clinic, and CPAP Clinic - Casual (2) - Markham Site

Markham, ON
  • To be discussed
  • As soon as possible

Land Acknowledgement:

Oak Valley Health honours the traditional territory of the closest Indigenous communities, the Chippewas (chi-puh-waas) of Georgina Island and the Mississaugas of Scugog Island. The Haudenosaunee (Ho-de-no-shau-nee) and Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-in-ah-beh) have lived, worked and existed on this land from time immemorial. This land is covered by Treaty 13 signed with the Mississaugas of the Credit, and the Williams Treaty signed with many Mississauga and Chippewa bands.

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Who you are:

  • You encompass Oak Valley Health’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage
  • You are a patient and/or client centered individual who performs at an exemplary standard
  • You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and prioritization skills

What we need:

As a member of our team you will possess knowledge of Asthma, COPD, and sleep apnea and provide comprehensive patient care and education. In this role, the successful candidate will support the efficient function of the Centre for Respiratory Health Clinic through initiation of prescribed CPAP therapy, performing assessments, educating patients in the use and knowledge of equipment/medications, and conducting follow-up to assess patient compliance and equipment performance. Maintaining workload, workflow and recording relevant statistics are key aspects of the clinic. A commitment for ongoing promotion of the clinic is required (i.e. increasing referrals and acquiring and maintaining educational material). In addition, you will develop and maintain relations with inpatient units.
You possess excellent interpersonal skills and have the ability to work independently as well as within a team and be flexible in meeting the needs of the clinic.

What you bring to the role:

    • Completion of a recognized Respiratory Therapy Program
    • Current registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists
    • A minimum of 1 year post-graduate experience in a hospital setting
    • Certified Respiratory Educator preferred
    • Current BCLS
    • Strong technical skills in Spirometry testing
    • Experience in pediatric respiratory assessment, Pulmonary Rehabilitation
    • Experience working effectively in a busy clinical environment
    • Smoking Cessation - TEACH Trained preferred
    • Evidence of continuing education and professional development
    • Demonstrated good attendance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
    • Demonstrates a commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required.

Work Schedule:

The schedule includes Mondays to Saturdays, days, mainly 7.5 hour shifts but subject to change depending on clinic needs.


Band L: $38.23 - $46.62 per hour

Who we are:

Oak Valley Health is one of Ontario’s leading community healthcare organizations. Across our two sites (Markham and Uxbridge) and Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), we provide high quality, patient-centred care to more than 435,000 patients each year. We offer diagnostic and emergency services and deliver clinical programs in acute care medicine and surgery, addictions and mental health, and childbirth and children’s services. We are also proud to be part of the Eastern York Region North Durham Ontario Health Team (OHT).

Our 526 physicians, 28 midwives, 2,400 staff and 1,000 volunteers serve patients and families with an honoured to care mindset and are focused on delivering an extraordinary patient experience to the residents of Markham, Whitchurch-Stouffville, Uxbridge and beyond. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

COVID Statement

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to strengthen and promote health protection to patients, staff and members of the public attending in the hospital, prior to the first day of employment with the Hospital, all successful candidates are required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination (full vaccination is required). In order to provide you with fair & equitable accommodation, you must submit supporting medical exemption documentation or an affidavit detailing why your religion prohibits you from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.

Oak Valley Health Diversity Statement

Oak Valley Health takes pride in serving some of Canada’s most diverse communities. We are committed to fostering an environment of equity and inclusivity where every person can work and receive care safely, openly and honestly. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nation of origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital or family status, belief system, or other factors related to one’s personal identity and/or values. Furthermore, Oak Valley Health is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources


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