Registered Respiratory Therapist

Company

Sinai Health

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. Since 2015, we have provided excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.

Location

Toronto

Duties

If you have excellent clinical skills and want to grow clinically and professionally, this is the department for you! You will work in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Adult Intensive Care Unit, Operating Room, Emergency Department and Medical Surgical Wards. Opportunities to work in the Pulmonary Function Lab, Operating Room and at the Hennick Bridgepoint campus may arise, experience in these areas may be considered an asset.

-In the ICU, Respiratory Therapy is responsible for difficult airway management, mechanical ventilation (non-invasive, conventional, high frequency oscillation, using lung protective strategies), nitric oxide/specialty gas therapies, patient transport, open bedside tracheostomy assistance, bronchoscopy assistance, radial arterial line insertion, hemodynamic monitoring, resuscitation, and intubation/extubation.

-In the OR, Room Respiratory Therapy team is responsible for assisting the Anesthesiologists, including hemodynamic monitoring, checking and administering blood/blood products, peripheral line insertion (arterial and venous), intubations/extubations, topicalizing upper airway, difficult airways, post-operative ventilation, and teaching.

-In the Emergency Department, Respiratory Therapy responsibilities include, airway management and ventilation, patient transport and assistance with procedural sedation.

-On the Medical/Surgical wards, Registered Respiratory Therapist responsibilities include non-invasive ventilation in our Surgical Step-Down Unit and Cardiac Care Unit, blood gases, arterial line insertion and monitoring as well as patient education, spirometry and home oxygen assessment.

-In the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Respiratory Therapy is responsible for airway management, intubation/extubation, hemodynamic monitoring, mechanical ventilation (conventional, high frequency oscillation, jet ventilation, and non-invasive), nitric oxide delivery, surfactant instillation, arterial punctures, arterial line insertion, resuscitation, patient transport, research and resident teaching.

Requirements

-Current certificate of registration, in good standing, from The College of Respiratory Therapist of Ontario (CRTO)

-Successful completion of the CBRC exam

-Graduate from a recognized school of Respiratory Therapy

-2 years of experience working in a level 3 NICU preferred

-Current certification in NRP
Knowledge and Experience with current practices in neonatal respiratory care including: Non-invasive and invasive lung protective strategies; Nitric oxide therapy; High frequency oscillation/jet ventilation

Hours

37.5

Comments

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Contact

Name

Madeen Foote

Display Name

Sinai Health Recruitment

Title

HR Specialist, Workforce Planning

Email

future.career@sinaihealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Sinai Healthwebsite

Display Date

2023-01-23

Expiry Date

2023-02-24