Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) is seeking to expand its Respiratory Team and is inviting applications from Respiratory Therapists (RTs) interested in Casual employment.
Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Shifts will include a mix of weekdays, weekends, days, and nights. Some shifts will be pre booked and some will be short notice. Opportunity to apply for Regular employment positions within the Internal Recruitment job posting process.
What Will You Work On?
Respiratory Therapy staff support Acute Care, such as intubation, arterial line insertion, ventilation management, high risk delivery and neonatal resuscitation/ventilation, non-invasive ventilation, bronchoscopy, education, tracheostomy changes and care, etc. Respiratory Therapy staff also support Community in ways such as education, trach changes, chest tube drainage, education.
Interior Health’s High Acuity Response Team (HART) program operates at PRH offering Respiratory Therapists to be part of comprehensive, regionally coordinated ground transport care for critical care patients. This service brings Critical Care Nurses and Respiratory Therapists by ambulance when a situation requires an advanced level of care that the ambulance crew cannot perform. On call required for HART.
How Will You Create Impact?
You will be part of a team that provides a high level of care to our patients. Our roll at PRH offers the Respiratory Therapist autonomy and opportunity to perform majority of procedures and grow in experience.
How Will We Help You Grow?
Tailored orientation to successful applicant and depending which position. New grads normally receive longer orientations generally. CPR, NRP, ACLS, PALS, ITLS, ACORN, and Advanced Airway Management courses are provided for HART Respiratory Therapists. Learning plans, succession planning, mentoring are available to help a Respiratory Therapist grow in skills and knowledge. Opportunities available to participate in multiple committees in all areas of practice.
Who Are We Looking For?
Self-motivated and reliable Respiratory Therapists with a good attitude. Abundance of Casual hours/shifts available for the flexible and reliable Respiratory Therapist.
• Graduation from a recognized Respiratory Therapy program.
• Current certification with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and eligible for registration with the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and CSRT.
• Recent acute/critical care experience.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.
This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.