Registered Respiratory Therapist, Medicine / Respirology ( Accepting New Graduates )


North York General Hospital

IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.


General Site, 4001 Leslie Street


Attention: New Graduates
Your goal in this position is to promote a patient and family centered care approach. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You have clinical expertise, competence, and technical skills as related to the position. You are also flexible to changing priorities and committed to continuous learning and professional development. You have great interpersonal skills, and you effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. You will take a leadership in advocating and providing exceptional health care to patients and families. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families. Participate collaboratively within interprofessional healthcare teams with adult, paediatric and newborn patients in the Critical Care Unit, ED, Inpatient Units, Labour & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Operating Room
Provide ventilation management, weaning and discontinuation
Perform as a member of Code Teams and Critical Care Response Team
Assist at high risk deliveries performing neonatal resuscitation
Perform airway management including intubations and tracheostomy tube insertions
Perform insertion of arterial lines
Administer pharmaceutical substances in respiratory care
Perform related diagnostic tests including procurement and interpretation of arterial blood gases, assisting with bronchoscopies
Supervise, teach and evaluate students as assigned by clinical coordinator
Educate patients, families, caregivers and health care professionals in respiratory care
Demonstrate the ability to lift and position patients and related equipment


Diploma/Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited institution
Registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification, required
Current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, required
Current NRP certification, required
Experience in adult intubation and adult radial arterial line insertion
Membership with C.S.R.T. and R.T.S.O. preferred
Experience in neonatal intubation preferred

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$38.20 - $46.03/Hour


Shifts: Day, Nights, On Call, Weekends
Shift Duration: 8's, 12's



Juvelyn Marquez

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General Site, 4001 Leslie Street




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