All posts by admin

featured-general-news

Interior/BCSRT Roadshow MedPro Respiratory Care Community Excellence Award!

Dear Interior Respiratory Therapists,

We would like you to please nominate a colleague for the first annual Interior/BCSRT Roadshow MedPro Respiratory Care Community Excellence Award!

Nominations deadline is FEBRUARY 2ND. Presentation of the award will occur at the Education event in Kelowna on February 22nd/23rd (details of the event to be sent out soon).

The MedPro Respiratory Care Excellence Award is for a Respiratory Therapist involved in Community Respiratory Services, Hospital-based Outpatient Chronic Disease Management Programs (COPD Rehabilitation, COPD/Asthma Education) and/or Home Ventilation who has provided exemplary service to their patients and profession as recognized by their peers. Please send the name of your nominee as well as the reason(s) they deserve the award (in 250 words or less) to President.BCSRT@gmail.com.

The MedPro Respiratory Care Excellence Award includes:
∙ Plaque and certificate
∙ $250 honorarium
∙ BCSRT membership fee for upcoming year


Thank you!

Kuljit Minhas RRT, BSc
President, BCSRT

Read More
fraser-health-featured

Job Posting: Anaesthesia Assistant (Surrey, BC)

Surrey Memorial is a 611 acute care bed, University of BC Affiliated, regional referral and community teaching hospital that has the busiest emergency in BC. We offer medical, surgical, neonatal intensive care, tertiary, ambulatory, cardiology, rehab, as well as 24/7 emergency services with 158,558 visits annually. We strive to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. From the financial advisor managing our health care resources, to the IT professional enabling life-saving data, to the nurse and physician on the front line of patient care, everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Together, we create great workplaces.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an Anaesthesia Assistant in our Operating Room located at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surrey, British Columbia.

The Anaesthesia Assistant works under the supervision of the Anaesthesiologist to provide technical support and clinical assistance in the induction, maintenance and recovery phases of anaesthesia, including monitoring physiological responses of patients during surgery.

To join our team you have:

  • Graduation from a Respiratory Therapy Diploma program
  • Post-graduate diploma in Anaesthesia Assistant program
  • Eligibility for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapy and the BC Society of Respiratory Therapy
  • Current CPR, ACLS and NRP certifications Work with an experienced and dedicated team at Surrey Memorial Hospital and join our commitment to provide quality care to our clients/patients/residents.

We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health to their friends and family as a great place to work!

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please apply online at http://careers.fraserhealth.ca using the competition number 1080778. If this is your first time applying for a position, please create your online profile.

“I like working here because we have all the tools and resources that we need to provide our patients with the best care. The people and the friendly environment make this a great place to work and I would recommend it to others.” – Scott, RT, Surrey Memorial Hospital

Download PDF: Anaesthesia Assistant Ad

Read More