Respiratory Therapist I

  • Company:
    Fraser Health
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:
    Mental Health

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC’s entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Respiratory Therapist at Eagle Ridge Hospital. If you’re someone who is looking for a challenge that is equally as rewarding, then this might be the opportunity for you.

Build on your education & career experience as you:

    •Performs diagnostic and therapeutic assessments, interventions and follow-ups as related to respiratory therapy such as assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and support, initiating/maintaining mechanical ventilator support of adults, children and infants, providing airway management, patient evaluation and daily care of patients. •Provides family, patient and staff education which may include participating in established education programs such as that offered through the Asthma Clinic. •Requisitions supplies and minor equipment for departmental operations within approved budget; maintains area supply inventory. •Participates in quality improvement activities such as development, implementation and evaluation of written procedures and standards, development of assessment forms and patient materials and the development of departmental goals and objectives. •Maintains documentation by ensuring reports, record and workload statistics are complete and accurate according to established departmental standards.

To join our team, you have:

    •Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program •Two (2) years’ recent related clinical experience in an acute care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care CBRC credentialing exam •Eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) •Current CPR Certificate, Professional Level C •Current Neonatal Resuscitation program certification

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:

    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation.

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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