Registered Respiratory Therapist


North York General Hospital

Attention: New Graduates 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.


North York, ON


Registered Respiratory Therapist, Medicine / Respirology
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.

On a practical level, you will

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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What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals.This is a Full Time Regular position with 8 and 12 hour shifts, days, nights and weekends in Medicine - Respirology Unit.We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting

FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department

How to Apply
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Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.

Closing Statement
At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.




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4001 Leslie St, North York


416 756-6444 x 3723


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