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Community Respiratory Therapist

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Cariboo Community Health Services. located in Williams Lake, B.C., has a permanent, full time Community Respiratory Therapist opening.

Health Care Careers in the Cariboo

What we offer:
Applicable positions may qualify for up to $20,000 as a recruitment incentive.
• Effective April 2024 hourly wage will be $37.89 to $47.31 per hour.
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Financial moving support for eligible positions
• Strong employee benefit package
• Defined Pension Plan
• Mentorship to help orientate, navigate and thrive in your new role
• $1,000 per year to use for courses plus education leave
• Development resources for leadership skills
• Focus on diversity and inclusion
• Focus on safety and employee wellness
• Time is best spent in the service of patients

The Community Respiratory Therapist works within Cariboo Memorial Hospital (CMH) and the Williams Lake community to deliver respiratory therapy services and programs related to community respiratory therapy, such as:
• The promotion of respiratory health;
• The assessment, education, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with respiratory dysfunction;
• Communicating and demonstrating community and hospital based respiratory care procedures to other health care professionals and students;
• The use of respiratory equipment or special procedures.

The travel radius around Williams Lake will be approximately 15 km. Access to a personal vehicle is required.

About this location | The Williams Lake Community Respiratory Therapist will have collaboration with colleagues including nursing staff, the Community Respiratory Therapist in 100 Mile House, and the CMH Acute Care Respiratory Therapist. CMH is a teaching site for rural medicine with education offered frequently for staff and opportunities to help a Respiratory Therapist grow in their skills development.


• Graduation from a recognized program in Respiratory Therapy.
• Two years’ recent experience in pulmonary rehabilitation, asthma education, respiratory home care, home ventilation, home oxygen, and sleep disordered breathing screening would be an asset.
• 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 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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to 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.

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