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Respiratory Therapist II - NICU, BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre

 

Are you a Respiratory Therapist with Neonatal experience? We have an exciting opportunity for Respiratory Therapist II role at BC Women’s Hospital in beautiful Vancouver, BC. 

 

 

The Respiratory Therapist will help us achieve excellence in clinical practice and quality patient care by:

  • Providing routine and intensive cardio-respiratory care to infants with complex chronic respiratory conditions.
  • Providing CPR/airway management instruction home oxygen and home tracheotomy/ventilation care instruction to parents of infants requiring the services of the provincial home tracheotomy/ventilation program in accordance with established polices, procedures, clinical pathways and professional standards.
  • Reviewing the patient’s medical history, conducting assessments of the patient’s pathophysical condition, recommending appropriate care and documenting patient response and outcomes. 
  • Setting-up, checking, performing specified quality control procedures and operating respiratory equipment while making adjustments as appropriate. 
  • Initiating, monitoring and assessing ventilator-dependent patients as per care protocols and daily care.  
  • Providing invasive and non-invasive cardio-pulmonary monitoring. 
  • Coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Neonatal Program Home Oxygen Program by methods such as preparing patient respiratory history, communicating with the home oxygen provider(s) and completing Provincial Home Oxygen paper work.

 

 

You have:

  • Graduated from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy and successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care examination. 
  • Current and continuing registration with British Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT). 
  • Current Basic Life Support certification. 
  • Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification. 
  • Successful completion of a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Instructor’s Program. 

 

 

Successful candidates will have the following: 

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. 
  • Ability to organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines and function efficiently despite interruptions and workload fluctuations. 
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with all team members. 
  • Critical thinking skills. 
  • Ability to develop and deliver educational programs for parents of infants requiring respiratory support within the home. 
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate all pertinent respiratory-related equipment. 
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.

 

 

If this sounds like you, apply today! 

 

 

 

About Us

 

BC Women's Hospital and Health Centre is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BC Women's is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA provides specialized health services to British Columbians, including cancer care, organ transplantation, pediatrics, emergency services, mental health and substance use services. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: https://jobs.phsa.ca/family-brands

 

We hire on the basis of merit and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences. We strive to create a safe and welcoming environment where everyone can come to work and be their best, authentic self.

 

  • 85446
  • Temporary, Full-Time (1.00 FTE, until July 2020)
  • Wage: $30.75 - $38.33 per hour
  • Rotating; 0645-1900, 0700-1500
  • 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 2N9

 

 

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

 

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca    

 

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of July 6, 2019.  If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

 

If you have not registered your internal profile, a temporary password is required to log in for the first time.  To obtain your temporary password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday – Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm.

 

For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

 

 

Labor AgreementHealth Science Professionals
Requisition #85446-2327841
Work SiteBC Women's Hospital and Health Centre
Job TypeTemporary, Full-Time
Temporary DurationUntil return of incumbent
FTE1.00
Hours of Work0645-1900, 0700-1500
Work DaysRotating
Expiry Date27-Sep-2019

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