WEST PARRY SOUND HEALTH CENTRE

APRIL 21, 2021

NON-UNION 2021-131

PATIENT AND FAMILY CENTRED CARE

RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Regular Full-Time Position

Located on the coast of beautiful Georgian Bay, our facility offers the best that both nature and technology can offer. We work in one of Canada’s most modern health care facilities and live in one of Canada’s top outdoor adventure destinations.

Reporting to the Clinical Manager, the incumbent is responsible to provide therapeutic, diagnostic respiratory services and related ventilation interventions.

This is a Non-Union position, working 8-hour shifts, primarily Monday to Friday.

Responsibilities

  • Providing therapeutic, diagnostic,and respiratory services.
  • Ensuring the efficient delivery of respiratory services.
  • Continually evaluating the effectiveness of therapies given to patients.
  • Providing interventions related to ventilation (invasive and non-invasive), airway management and spirometry, arterial blood gas collection, art line insertion, endotracheal intubation/extubation, home oxygen assessments.
  • Participating on protected code blue and code pink teams.
  • Attending high risk obstetrical deliveries.
  • Providing staff education.
  • Equipment sanitation and maintenance.
  • Other relevant duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited Respiratory Therapy program.
  • Member in good standing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.
  • Current BCLS, ACLS and NRP certification.
  • Current certification in Adult Intubation and Adult Radial Arterial Line insertion.
  • Actively participates in continuing education.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and supportively in a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent work performance and strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated satisfactory attendance levels, work performance, disciplinary history, and positive work references.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of various computer applications and software related to healthcare programs.
  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the core values of the West Parry Sound Health Centre: Compassion, Accountability, Rights and Responsibilities, Excellence, Safety.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Member of C.S.R.T and R.T.S.O.
  • Current certification in Neonatal Intubation.
  • 4 years acute care hospital experience.

Please submit a resume with covering letter by May 5, 2021, quoting NU 2021-131 to:

West Parry Sound Health Centre Human Resources Department

6 Albert St., Parry Sound, ON, P2A 3A4

Fax: (705) 773-4036

Email: humanresources@wpshc.com

West Parry Sound Health Centre is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities to ensure equal participation. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information submitted will be used for the purposes of this competition only. Please be advised the WPSHC property is smoke-free.