Respiratory Therapist | Pulmonary Function

Position Summary

Queen Victoria Hospital has a relief part-time opening for a Respiratory Therapist in its Pulmonary Function Lab.

In this role the Respiratory Therapist assesses and prepares clients for treatment or therapy by reviewing and clarifying physician's requests, obtaining various diagnostic test results and interviewing client/family in order to gather and compile pertinent information for use in planning client care, and plan client treatment using current technologies and therapies and ensures diagnostic/therapeutic procedures are consistent and correct for the client's condition.

Flexible days and hours for the interested Respiratory Therapist. This position will provide coverage until June 2024, or return of incumbent.

Education required and recommended for staff is provided at no cost to the employee. This includes BLS, ACLS, NRP and PEARS. Our Educator also organize education opportunities for every sector to ensure everyone keeps up to date in respiratory therapy practice. We also offer leadership opportunities in a supervisory context as well as “Super Users” for various therapies. We are involved with many research project through our pulmonary function lab as well as quality improvement projects in various departments.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health. We offer:
• An exceptional employer-paid benefits package, generous vacation entitlement, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary.
• A work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills.
• Opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
• Relocation Allowance Assistance.

We are looking Respiratory Therapist with critical thinking and excellent communication skills with recent pulmonary and/or acute care experience.

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.
• 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 #:

01786842

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.50 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

QUEEN VICTORIA HOSPITAL

Location:

Revelstoke

Department:

QVH PULMONARY FUNCTION

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

DECEMBER 05, 2022

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