Clinical Extern (Respiratory Therapy Students) – Part Time Temporary (Until March 2022) – Markham Site


Oak Valley Health

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? 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.




What we are looking for:

The Clinical Extern Program is an extraordinary opportunity available to respiratory therapy (RT) students enrolled in an accredited program entering into their last years of their program. Working in one of the clinical areas as an Unregulated Health Care Provider, the program will support the development of clinical skills, critical thinking, and clinical understanding. The Clinical Extern will gain hands-on experience in performing fundamental patient care duties while working in our clinical programs.

Assigned within the team to an identified mentor and reporting to the Manager, the Clinical Extern will work within our model of care to gain an understanding and appreciation for the professional role, as well as assist with the functioning of the team at the patient care level. Working in an Interprofessional team environment, the Clinical Extern will adhere to strict privacy and confidentiality and contribute as an enthusiastic and person-focused reliable student fostering a positive patient and family experience.

Work Schedule:

Days, evenings, nights, weekends. Included are statutory holidays, school holidays.

8 and 12 hour shifts (subject to change)


$19.81 per hour


What you bring to the role:

Currently enrolled in an accredited Respiratory Therapy and entering into 2nd, 3rd, or 4th years of the program;
An official school transcript will be required if you are invited to be interviewed for this position;
Current BCLS;
Well-developed communication, critical thinking and organizational skills with proven ability to prioritize and take initiative;
Proven ability to maintain strict confidentiality;
Ability to work all shifts as necessary;
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Must have a satisfactory performance record;
Demonstrated commitment to our core values of Respect, Compassion, Trust, Courage, Commitment;
Ability to embrace ongoing change and innovations
Demonstrated commitment to a person centred care environment
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 organization related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required

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8 and 12 hour shifts (subject to change)


$19.81 per hour



Human Resources

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437 522 6593


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