Respiratory Therapist


Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Eligible for KHSC Sign-on Bonus (up to $10,000) and Family Relocation and Housing Assistance (up to $15,000)!!Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) is Southeastern Ontario’s largest acute-care academic hospital. Consisting of our Hotel Dieu Hospital site and Kingston General Hospital site, as well as the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and two research institutes, we care for more than 500,000 patients and families from across our region. As one of Kingston’s largest employers, we are home to nearly 5,000 staff, more than 2,000 health-care learners and 1,000 volunteers who are committed to partnering with patients and families to ensure we continually provide high quality, compassionate care. Fully affiliated with Queen’s University we are ranked as one of Canada’s top research hospitals.Come & see why Kingston is a great place to live:


Kingston, ON


• Meets the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario Standards of Respiratory Therapy Practice.
• Provides respiratory therapy services to patient care areas including liaison, troubleshooting, review of records; therapeutic recommendations, documentation and follow-up, participation in rounds.
• Reviews orders for appropriateness and accuracy.
• Consults with interprofessional team and patients and families to solve problems and recommend changes.
• Initiates and maintains required records and documentation.
• Provides education to patients, families and other health care providers.
• Participates in quality improvement and risk management functions.
• Directs, supervises and evaluates activities and care provided by students.
• Participates in the orientation of new RT staff.
• Participates as a member of the interprofessional team including development and implementation of medical directives, pre-printed orders and therapist driven protocols.
• Participates in the collection and documentation of workload measurement data.
• Participates in service planning and projects as required.
• Maintains professional competence through staff development and continuing education.
• Observes and promotes health and safety regulations of the department and the hospital.
• Participates in maintaining a clean, orderly, secure, and safe work environment
• Performs related work as requested.


• Eligible for registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.
• B.C.L.S. required.
• One-year experience within the last three years in a teaching hospital preferred.
• Demonstrated ability with above average written and verbal communication skills, including good grammar, composition, and spelling.
• Evidence of strong organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is essential.
• Must have excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communication effectively, courteously and tactfully with all types of people.
• Maintains confidentiality.
• Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
• Satisfactory criminal reference check and vulnerable sector search required.


Full-Time and Part Time Positions Available





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