Respiratory Therapist


Interior Health Authority


Cranbrook, BC


Position Summary
East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKRH) has an immediate permanent, part-time opening for a Respiratory Therapist.

What We Offer:
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Relocation Allowance
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Continuing education opportunities
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Job stability and generous vacation entitlement
• Team environment
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice

EKRH’s Respiratory Therapy Department operates 24/7 offering the Respiratory Therapist (RT) an acute care focused practice that includes involvement with external transports as part of the High Acuity Response Team (HART). RTs are exposed to various patient populations and work areas within acute care. RTs are relied upon for their urgent airway and respiratory assessment expertise throughout the hospital and with all patient populations. They are a valued member of the ICU team as they participate in daily rounds and the creation of patient care plans. Because of EKRH’s size, RTs here have many opportunities to fine-tune advanced respiratory skills that may not be readily available at other sites.

Interior Health is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. We offer great job satisfaction and fulfilling opportunities to support and enhance knowledge and skills and help you progress at every stage of your RT career. An extensive orientation is offered with support for new RTs until they are ready to work shifts alone. Educational opportunities for CPR, PALS, NRP, ACLS, various SIM sessions, and intermittently: Acorn, ITLS, etc.

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• Graduation from a recognized Respiratory Therapy program.
• Current certification with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and eligible for registration with the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and CSRT.
• Current valid Driver’s License.

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.


$36.35 - $45.38





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