Respiratory Therapist | Acute Care

Position Summary

Kelowna General Hospital is seeking a qualified Respiratory Therapist to join their team. This position is a permanent, part time (0.73 FTE). Days of work are rotating Nights with shift times of 23:00 to 07:00 hours.

What Will You Work On?
Delivering Respiratory Therapy services and programs related to performing respiratory care in a multi-disciplinary setting to clients with a variety of illnesses/diseases including, but not limited to:
• Acute care: ICU, ED, NICU, pediatrics, post-op Cardiac Surgery, PAR, Emergency; and/or
• Opportunities to work in the pulmonary function lab, bronchoscopies, urgent care, and community.

How Will You Create Impact?
As a member of the KGH Respiratory Therapy team, you will work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team within a patient-centred care model. You will help with the COVID-19 pandemic and assist with expanding the role of Respiratory Therapist as the hospital grows.

How Will We Help You Grow?
• We offer ACLS, BLS, PALS, PEARS, and NRP.
• One week spend with the RT Educator to review policies and equipment.
• Mentorship with other staff members.
• Tailored orientation to areas that require more orientation.
• Touch bases every few months to receive ongoing feedback.
• Ongoing support with the Respiratory Therapy Educator and Supervisors.
• Opportunities for leadership in a Shift Supervisor Role.

Who Are We Looking For?
• Recent acute/critical care experience required.
• Critical care thinking
• Organized ability to prioritize
• Fast learner
• Work well in a team environment
• Excellent communication
• Flexibility

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 #:

01718901

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.73 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$30.82 - $38.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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