Community Respiratory Therapist | Casual Pool

Position Summary

We are seeking to expand our Respiratory Team in Williams Lake, BC and invite applications from Respiratory Therapists interested in working a Casual position that offers opportunity to work as much as you like (i.e. up to full time hours).

This Casual Respiratory Therapist position will offer diversity in varied areas of practice utilizing all skill sets and deployment into services and programs including Community Respiratory Therapy, Acute Care, and Diagnostics. Community Care is based in the Cariboo Memorial Health Centre and involves home visits. Acute Care involves working at Cariboo Memorial Hospital; a 28-inpatient bed community hospital with Emergency Room, ICU, OR, medical-surgical, and obstetrical units.

Shifts will include a mix of rotating days, including weekends. Shifts will be pre-booked and some will be on short notice. We anticipate opportunities to apply for Regular employment positions within the Internal Recruitment job posting process.

How Will You Create Impact?
You will be part of a team that improves the quality of patient care we deliver. You will support moving through the waitlist of growing referrals in Community Respiratory Therapy and Diagnostic Care. Within the Acute Care aspect, you will be involved with the Emergency Room, Intensive Care Unit, and Medical wards and be able to support nursing staff with intubated patients. Your patient population will be neonates to end-of-life.

How Will We Help You Grow?
ACLS/PALS/NRP/BLS provided. Orientation will be customized to each new employee’s needs. You will receive on going mentorship from all staff and the Respiratory Therapy Professional Practice Leader (PPL). We are rural worksite based where education if offered frequently to staff and a teaching site for rural medicine.

Who Are We Looking For?
Respiratory Therapists comfortable working independently with agility to cross over into different areas. Willing to be team based and live the Cariboo life style where outdoor pursuits are in abundance.

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Qualifications

• 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.

Comments

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.

Competition #:

01678501

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

CARIBOO COMM HLTH SERV

Location:

Williams Lake

Department:

WIC RESP THER-COMMUNITY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.82 - $38.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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