Position: Registered Respiratory Therapist
Department: CardioRespiratory Services
Status: Temporary Full-time for approx. 10 months
Hours: Various rotating shifts, days and night,0700-1900 & 1900-0700 (subject to change based on operational requirements)
Halton Healthcaretakes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative centre of excellence in community hospital care in the Halton and Peel Regions.
This is what you’ll be doing:
You will operate, monitor and maintain life support equipment such as invasive and non-invasive ventilators and anaesthetic gas machines. Perform outpatient and inpatient diagnostic testing including spirometry and arterial blood gases. Initiate, monitor and discontinue oxygen therapy as needed. Respond to cardiac arrest codes and high risk births for airway maintenance and resuscitation. Perform intubation as ordered by the physician. Teach patients and staff throughout the hospital as required. Participate in departmental quality assurance activity. Comply with occupational health and safety requirements. Assist with departmental policy and procedure development and review.
This is what you’ll need to do it:
Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.
- Current registration with College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
- BCLS required
- Neonatal Resuscitation Certification (NRP) required
- ACLS preferred
- Minimum of 3 years acute care experience required for our Milton and Georgetown positions
- Experience working effectively in a busy clinical environment
- Computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
- Excellent leadership and problem solving skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Able to establish positive and supportive relationships with patients, families and other health professionals
- Ability to work effectively as a collaborative member of the critical care team
- Able to meet the physical demands of the position
- Satisfactory attendance and employment record required
Date Posted: May 21, 2020
Internal Applications due by: May 28, 2020
If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at www.haltonhealthcare.com directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.
We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.