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Respiratory Therapist

Position Summary

Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH) has an immediate permanent, part-time (0.81 FTE) Respiratory Therapist opening.

What we offer:
• An attractive remuneration package
• Relocation Allowance
• Excellent career prospects
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• Municipal Pension Plan
• Work-life balance

PRH’s Respiratory Therapy Department operates 24/7 offering the Respiratory Therapist (RT) an acute care focused practice that includes involvement with external transports as part of the High Acuity Response Team (HART). RTs are exposed to various patient populations and work areas within acute care. RTs are relied upon for their urgent airway and respiratory assessment expertise throughout the hospital and with all patient populations. They are a valued member of the ICU team as they participate in daily rounds and the creation of patient care plans. Respiratory Therapy staff also support community care in ways such as education, trach changes, chest tube drainage, education.

As a RT your impact will be felt. Our roll at PRH offers the Respiratory Therapist autonomy and opportunity to perform majority of procedures and grow in experience.

We will help you grow by providing a tailored orientation to successful applicant and depending which position. New grads will receive longer orientations. CPR, NRP, ACLS, PALS, ITLS, ACORN, and Advanced Airway Management courses are provided for HART Respiratory Therapists. Learning plans, succession planning, mentoring are available to help a Respiratory Therapist grow in skills and knowledge. Opportunities available to participate in multiple committees in all areas of practice.

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

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 #:

01931797

Employee Type:

PERMANENT PART TIME (0.81 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

PENTICTON REGIONAL HSPTL

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PRH RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Reports To:

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER

Hourly Wage:

$36.35 - $45.38

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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