REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST

Company

West Park Healthcare Centre

West Park Healthcare Centre helps patients get their lives back by providing inpatient, outpatient and outreach services in specialized rehabilitative and complex care after a life-altering illness or injury such as lung disease, amputation, stroke, and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries. By 2023, West Park’s 27-acre site will be transformed into an integrated campus of care, including a new hospital building and additional community supports such as assisted living for persons with disabilities and seniors. This transformation enables the Centre to evolve its rehabilitative programs and strengthen links to community-based services to meet the future healthcare needs of our local community and the province.

Duties

• Provide comprehensive respiratory assessment and management plan for patients’ respiratory condition
• Provide positive/negative pressure ventilator management
• Provide tracheostomy tube management
• Perform Arterial Blood Gas sampling and analysis
• Provide oxygen therapy assessment and management
• Develop and provide client and family teaching plans as appropriate to the individual patient
• Provide student supervision and education
• Provide education and training for external partners
• Develop and provide in-service education programs
• Provide clinical leadership in Code Blue
• Maintain knowledge of; mechanical ventilation weaning, alternative breathing/ assisted coughing assessment and training, glossopharyngeal breathing techniques
• Collaborate with SLP service to assess speech and swallowing of tracheostomized and ventilated patients
• Provide airway management assistance at Bronchoscopic investigations
• Pursue continuous professional development, including the RRT PSIC
• Participate in clinical evaluation
• Participate in advances in practice
• Participate in team/centre-wide committees
• Ensure the timely and thorough completion of clinical workload and clinical documentation
• Participate where required in the revenue generating activities of the centre

Requirements

• Graduate of a recognized Respiratory Therapy program
• Bachelor’s degree/diploma in health science or related field preferred
• Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
• Participation in the CRTO QA program
• Active membership in CSRT/RTSO preferred
• 1 to 2 years’ related experience
• BCLS certification
• Strong interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills
• Available to work a flexible schedule (evenings, nights, and weekends)
• ACLS preferred
• Evidence of satisfactory attendance record
• An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications
• Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
• Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors

Comments

TO APPLY:
Please submit a cover letter and resume, preferably via online application, to
https://phf.tbe.taleo.net/phf04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=WESTPARKHEALTHCARE&cws=1&rid=2145
or by fax to: 416-243-3422

We thank all applicants in advance and will contact only those selected for interviews

To learn more about West Park’s services, our organization and our role in the community, please visit us at: www.westpark.org

Contact

Job Posting Link

West Park Healthcare Centrewebsite

Display Date

2021-02-08

Expiry Date

2021-03-08