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Respiratory Therapist

Position Summary

Royal Inland Hospital (RIH), located in Kamloops, B.C., has an immediate permanent full time Respiratory Therapist opening.

What We Offer:
• Recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary
• Relocation Allowance
• Comprehensive employer-paid benefits package
• Continuing education opportunities
• Access to our in-house learning and development centre
• Job stability and generous vacation entitlement
• Team environment
• Employee Health and Wellness programs
• Access to exclusive discount offers and deals
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization in different areas of practice

RIH offers high-level, specialty medical care including core physician specialties, 24 emergency and trauma services, ambulatory and outpatient clinics, and diagnostic services. Specialty services include ambulatory psychiatry, elderly mental health, clinical nutrition, and lung health.

RIH Respiratory Therapists (RTs) work to full scope in acute care: Oxygen therapy, intubation and ventilation of critically ill patients; support of rural and remote sites over the telephone or in person (High Acuity Response Team); and artificial airway management and discharge planning. RIH is the busiest High Acuity Response Team in Interior Health; attending 65 to 70% of all transports. RTs work directly with RNs, Site Physicians and Advanced Care Aides to transport patients safely to a higher level of care.

RTs are directly involved with ICU, ER, and NICU, Code team (Blue, Pink, and Neonatal), wards and diagnostics (ECG). We have had several Quality Improvement projects completed by RT’s in the past few years. We are seeking a progressive, energetic team player. Someone who is willing to push their practice and provide the best quality of care possible, using modern technology and evidence based methodology.

Join us in Kamloops, B.C.! Apply today! Explore your potential while enjoying work-life balance at shift’s end.

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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 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 #:

01928608

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

ROYAL INLAND HOSPITAL

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

RIH RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$36.35 - $45.38

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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