Respiratory Therapist

Company

West Park Health Care

West Park Healthcare Centre helps patients get their lives back by providing specialized rehabilitative and complex care after a life‐altering illness or injury such as lung disease, amputation, stroke, and traumatic musculoskeletal injuries.West Park is building a new hospital and transforming its 27-acre site into an integrated campus of care, enabling the hospital to evolve its rehabilitative programs to meet Ontario’s future healthcare needs.OUR VISION...Exemplary care inspired by innovation and exceptional performance.OUR MISSION...We enhance lives, inspire hope and encourage independence through caring relationships, leading practices, specialized services and partnership.OUR CORE VALUES...Excellence Respect Trust Collaboration Accountability

Location

82 Buttonwood Ave, Toronto

Duties

Provide comprehensive respiratory assessment and management plan for patients’ respiratory condition
Provide positive/negative pressure ventilator management
Provide tracheostomy tube management
Perform Arterial Blood Gas sampling and analysis
Provide oxygen therapy assessment and management
Develop and provide client and family teaching plans as appropriate to the individual patient
Provide student supervision and education
Provide education and training for external partners
Develop and provide in-service education programs
Provide clinical leadership in Code Blue
Maintain knowledge of; mechanical ventilation weaning, alternative breathing/ assisted coughing assessment and training, glossopharyngeal breathing techniques
Collaborate with SLP service to assess speech and swallowing of tracheostomized and ventilated patients
Provide airway management assistance at Bronchoscopic investigations
Pursue continuous professional development, including the RRT PSIC
Participate in clinical evaluation
Participate in advances in practice
Participate in team/centre-wide committees
Ensure the timely and thorough completion of clinical workload and clinical documentation
Participate where required in the revenue generating activities of the centre

Requirements

Graduate of a recognized Respiratory Therapy program
Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
Bachelor’s degree/diploma in health science or related field preferred
Participation in the CRTO QA program
Active membership in CSRT/RTSO preferred
1 to 2 years’ related experience
BCLS certification
Strong interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills
Available to work a flexible schedule (evenings, nights, and weekends)
ACLS preferred

Start Date

2022-09-06

Hours

Full Time and Part Time Positions available!

Salary

As per ONA pay scale

Contact

Name

Stephanie Dobson

Display Name

Stephanie

Title

Recruitment Consultant

Address

82 Buttonwood Ave, Toronto

Email

stephanie.dobson@westpark.org

Job Posting Link

West Park Health Carewebsite

Display Date

2022-08-16

Expiry Date

2022-09-30