Registered Respiratory Therapist (CRE)


Sharbot Lake Family Health Team

A family health team of interprofessional care providers. We support physicians in delivering comprehensive healthcare services in our community.


Sharbot Lake


Registered Respiratory Therapist (CRE)
Part-time 0.4 FTE (possibility of full time)

Sharbot Lake Family Health Team is seeking a Respiratory Therapist to work as part of an energetic and committed inter-professional team. The Respiratory Therapist will work to their full scope in a collaborative practice alongside physicians, nurses, and other health care professionals to provide our patients with individualized, effective, timely, and efficient care.
Sharbot Lake Family Health Team is a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals who provide primary health care services to residents in the communities of Central Frontenac as well as portions of North and South Frontenac. As a Respiratory Therapist with our team, you will work both independently and in collaboration with physicians and other health professionals to provide health promotion and chronic disease management.
This is a great opportunity to make a real difference in a community and be able to enjoy the pace of a family health clinic. This position is part time out of Sharbot Lake 0.4 FTE. We have proposed a FHT expansion to the town of Perth, which if approved, would provide a full-time position split between the two clinic sites.

Position Summary
As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Registered Respiratory Therapist/Certified Respiratory Educator (RRT/CRE) role is to provide assessment of lung health and thorough care and support to patients and their families or caregivers including assistance navigating community resources.
The RRT/CRE fosters a collaborative approach to lung health management in the community, identifies and participates in continuing education and research opportunities as appropriate to the goals of the program.
This position requires travel and potentially work at two FHT sites, so the successful applicant must be able to travel and hold a valid driver’s license.

Key Responsibilities:
• Develop long term therapeutic relationships with patients, conduct assessments using recommended preventative interventions and risk assessment, create patient learning plans.
• Liaise with other team members to achieve optimal outcomes for the patient.
• Employ critical thinking, evidence-based medicine, and best practice as frameworks for practice.
• Document observations, conversations, interventions, and collaboration on patient care in the patent record.
• Participate in community health initiatives such as education and building community networks with other organizations involved in improving community health.

Information about the position:
• This is a part-time (0.4 FTE) permanent position currently.
• Ideal start date is July 28, 2023
• Employee benefits are included.
• Compensation is commensurate with experience and in keeping with the amount set by the Ministry of Health for Registered Respiratory Therapists.

We invite interested candidates to learn more about Sharbot Lake Family Health Team by visiting our website, To apply to this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Deborah Krause Executive Director. Selection of candidates will begin on June 23, 2023, so please have your application submitted by then.

We thank all applicants, however, only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be able to prove that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 or will be prior to commencing work.

Candidates requiring accommodation for the interview process are invited to state this at the time the interview is scheduled.


Education, Training and Qualities:
• Registered with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.
• Certified Respiratory Educator or in the process of completing CRE certification.
• Possess enthusiasm for working with patients across a broad spectrum of ages and challenges.
• Demonstrated experience in community and/or primary care in an interdisciplinary model or care.
• Demonstrated expertise in identifying and addressing the needs of people at risk for functional decline, assessment of daily living activities and falls risk.
• Creative and have realistic ideas about how to improve the lives of patients.
• Ability and desire to develop new skills and evolve with a continuous improvement focus.
• Leadership, organization, research, evaluation, time management, communication, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills.
• Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
• Proficiency with computers and electronic medical record systems.

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