Anesthesia Assistant


Sinai Health

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. Since 2015, we have provided excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.


Mount Sinai Hospital - Toronto, ON


As a Respiratory Therapist in the Anaesthesia Care Team (ACT) you will provide technical support and clinical assistance to the Anaesthesiologist, functioning at times as a Clinical Extender. At all times, you will be working under the direct clinical supervision of an attending Anaesthesiologist and as a member of an Anaesthesia care team.

Duties include:
-assessment of labouring, pre-op and post-op patients
-assistance with the induction, maintenance and recovery phases of anaesthesia
-monitoring stable patients under regional or general anesthesia
-monitoring and post-op transport of stable women undergoing caesarean section
-assessment of the analgesic requirements of laboring women
-troubleshooting labour epidurals and administration of epidural top-ups as prescribed by the Anaesthesiologist.

In addition to your time spent in Labour and Delivery the AA has a large presence in the Main Operating Room, Endoscopy Suite, elective outpatient surgery and the Kensington Eye Institute and other areas where there is anaesthetic coverage. Your patient care caseload will depend on clinical needs, as determined by the responsible anesthesiologists.


-Completion of an accredited Anesthesia Assistant Graduate Certificate Program & knowledge in predetermined anesthesia related educational objectives.

-Note: Applicants currently enrolled in and scheduled to complete their Anesthesia Assistant certificate program and educational objectives within six (6) months of hire may be considered.

-Current certification in BCLS, ACLS, AED and NRP.

-Member in good standing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO).

-2 years of recent Critical Care Experience and 3-5 years as a Registered Respiratory Therapist. Applicants with proven equivalent recent and related training and experience may also be considered.


Casual Relief - 24/7 coverage including day, night and weekend shifts


To view the full description for this role and submit an application, please visit our career website - Job ID 9117



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