Certified Respiratory Educator*
Kingston Community Health Centres
Kingston Community Health Centres (KCHC) is one of 83 community health centres in Ontario. We strive to create inclusive, resilient and healthy communities.At KCHC, we have several locations, and many different services and programs. While our work is diverse, all of our programs and staff are united by our values and by our mission: A dynamic provider of integrated services that empower people and build communities.
Under the direction of the Director of Regional Services and Partnership and the Inter-Professional Care Team (IPCT) Implementation Committee, the Certified Respiratory Educator (CRE) will be a part of the allied health professional team serving primary care practices within the sub-region of Rural Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (RFLA).
As a member of the IPCT serving RFLA, the CRE works along with primary care providers to assess and educate patients and their families or caregivers about lung health (i.e. asthma, COPD, etc). The CRE fosters a collaborative approach to lung health management in the community; promotes and utilizes opportunities to increase awareness, skills and knowledge within the community; identifies and participates in continuing education and research opportunities as appropriate to the goals of the program and in accordance with host site guidelines.
Basic Education and Experience Requirements
• Regulated Respiratory Therapist, Registered Nurse or relevant regulated Health Professional
• In the process of completing CRE certification
• Certified Respiratory Educator in good standing an asset
•Three to five years’ experience in acute or primary care setting (preferred)
•Certified in spirometry testing an asset
•Certified Tobacco Educator is an asset
Contact 1.0 FTE (35 hours per week) *Please note: Candidates will also be considered if their preference is to work less than 35 hours per week.
$61,952.80 - $73,327.80
26 Dundas Street