Respiratory Therapist I, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)



Respiratory Therapist I, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)BC Women's Hospital + Health CentreVancouver BC As of April 1, 2024 this position may qualify for a one-time recruitment incentive up to $30,000 (subject to funding availability). To learn more about this incentive and if you qualify, please ask your Talent Acquisition Advisor! You believe that the greatest gifts indeed come in small packages, and the privilege of caring for neonatal and maternal populations humans is your passion. As a CBRC-certified respiratory therapist, your knowledge and critical thinking skills are top notch, yet you work with the knowledge that collaborative, interdisciplinary care yields best patient outcomes. You approach each new challenge with insight, openness, and true professionalism.**Relocation expenses up to $5,000 available for qualified candidates.What you bringGraduate of an accredited school of Respiratory TherapySuccessful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care examinationCurrent and continuing registration with British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT)Current Basic Life Support certificationCurrent Neonatal Resuscitation Program certificationYou will also have:Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing; comfortable with direct interactions with patients and their families, interdisciplinary team members, and respiratory therapy colleaguesApproaches daily work in an organized and efficient manner; with the ability to set appropriate priorities and meet deadlinesMaintains flexibility in schedule to collaborate effectively as a team member, and to continually focus on tasks at hand despite interruptions and workload fluctuationsUses critical thinking skills to meet daily challenges both proactively when possible, and reactively to address rapidly changing situations in patient carePhysically carry out the duties of the position and operate all pertinent respiratory-related equipmentAwareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Sight Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and other related reports.Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).What we bringEvery PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.Job Type: Regular, Full-Time OpportunitiesWage: $37.89 - $47.31 per hourLocation: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC, V6H 2N9Applications will be accepted until position is filled.Hours of Work: Rotating Schedule; 0645-1901, 1845-0701Requisition Number: 144960E, 146593E, 151408E,158174E, 158884EAs per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.


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What you’ll do

The Respiratory Therapist provides routine and intensive cardio-respiratory care to patients in accordance with established policies, procedures, clinical pathways and professional standards; and supports the NICU’s interdisciplinary team with respiratory therapy expertise. Usual duties include:

Provide exemplary patient care through case review and physical assessment; recommendations for plan of care; documentation of patient response and outcomes
Operate respiratory equipment for patient care, including initial set up, ongoing quality control procedures, and initiating appropriate adjustments required by care
Support patient care for indiviudals who are ventilator dependent, including assessment and monitoring to meet care protocols and daily care plans
Recommend and administer individualized medical gas therapies for patients
Provide invasive and non-invasive cardio-pulmonary monitoring



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