Respiratory Therapist I

Company

Fraser Health Authority

We invite you to apply today and find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends as an exceptional place to work. A 2022 BC Top Employer, we value diversity in the work force and seek to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring & Trust.Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. Our team of 43,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.

Location

New Westminster

Duties

Performs diagnostic and therapeutic assessments, interventions and follow-ups as related to respiratory therapy such as assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and providing support initiating/maintaining mechanical ventilation support of adults, children and infants, providing airway management, patient evaluation, and daily care of patients as prescribed.
Maintains documentation by ensuring reports, records and workload statistics are complete and accurate according to established departmental standards.
Participates in the interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss patient care goals, therapeutic/diagnostic strategies and program related issues.
Monitors and performs required maintenance, cleaning, calibration, evaluation and quality control of respiratory and related equipment: reports supply needs as required; maintains relevant logs/reports.
Participates in quality improvement activities such as the development, implementation and evaluation of written procedures and standards, development of assessment forms and patient materials, and program descriptions as required.
Provides in-service education as required.
Participates in meetings and departmental committees and contributes to problem identification and resolution.
Participates in Respiratory Therapy student education and various in-services for staff and the community as required.

Requirements

Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care credentialing exam. Eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT).

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Level C. Possession of and maintained Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification.

Start Date

2022-07-15

Hours

37.5/week

Salary

$30.82-$38.56 per hour

Contact

Name

Malonie Haynes

Display Name

Malonie Haynes

Title

Representative, Talent Acquisition

Address

#400 - 13450 102 Avenue

Email

malonie.haynes@fraserhealth.ca

Job Posting Link

Fraser Health Authoritywebsite

Display Date

2022-08-16

Expiry Date

2022-09-30