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St. Paul’s Hospital is Hiring


Summary

Temporary part-time, start date Sept 16, 2019 (or earlier), 0.8FTE, until Sept 20, 2020

Under the direction of the Professional Practice Leader, the Respiratory Therapist provides services related to pulmonary diagnostic testing, respiratory therapy, and critical care services. Assists the department with educational responsibilities as required. and/or guide others in conflict resolution issues.

Education

Graduation from a recognized school of Respiratory Therapy and Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) Certified. Recent Basic Cardiac Life Support certification.

Duties

Assesses, designs, implements and evaluates Respiratory Therapy care for patients and documents treatment plans and results. Assesses, monitors and discontinues oxygen therapy for patients. Assesses need, mode of delivery, status of patients for bronchodilator therapy.

Performs diagnostic procedures related to pulmonary function testing. Calibrates and maintains a variety of equipment such as laboratory and ventilators and ventilators adjuncts and maintains accepted quality control as outlined in the Departmental and Associations standards. Assists Physicians with bronchoscopies by providing technical support, set-up, tissue, and sample procurement.

Prepares and sets up patients for over-night oximetry and sleep apnea screening. Downloads data and charts into the computerized system. Performs a variety of procedures such as arterial line insertions, arterial blood gas punctures and drawing blood from radial and Swan Ganz catheters for gas analysis. Initiates, maintains, and monitors patients receiving mechanical ventilation in the critical care areas as per unit specific protocol.

Reports abnormalities or concerns to the Professional Practice Leader, Respiratory Services or to the area supervisor. Assesses patients on critical care respiratory modalities and performs the required weaning protocol and/or discontinuance of the systems. Provides airway control and resuscitation skills in cardiorespiratory arrests and trauma calls as an active member of the cardiac arrest and trauma teams.

 

Those interested in the position can apply through the website link:

http://www.providencehealthcare.org/careers/postings/respiratory-therapist-i-8

or email Maria at mli@providencehealth.bc.ca

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Clinical Sleep Solutions Posting: Full-Time Sleep Therapist Position

Job Posting: Full-Time Sleep Therapist Position

Location: Chilliwack, North Vancouver, Vancouver

Clinical Sleep Solutions is considered one of the most reputable companies that provides diagnostics and treatment for sleep apnea in the province of British Columbia. It is our mission to find innovative ways to revolutionize the industry as it pertains to providing effective therapies and improve standards of care for patients who suffer from Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and other sleep disorders.

Patient care is our first priority! We strive to achieve the highest standards of care through collaboration with our medical advisors, ongoing educational initiatives for our staff, and by listening to feedback from our existing patients. We are committed to continuously improve responsiveness to therapy by educating our patients and offering therapeutic alternatives.

We are dedicated to improving the well-being of individuals by providing detailed education and follow-up to ensure each patient is successful with their treatment plan. Our Sleep Therapists are “protocol driven” and practice ‘evidence-based’ therapy to ensure the best care possible.

We are currently recruiting for a full-time therapist to join our team at several of our growing locations. This position will be responsible for providing patient care and support. The primary role of the therapist will be to educate patients about obstructive sleep apnea, initiate Level-3 Diagnostic testing, overnight oximetry, CPAP/ BiPAP therapy, and troubleshoot patients already being treated using CPAP/ BiPAP.

Qualifications we seek:

• Must be proficient with computers, tablets, and adaptive to all technology environments

• Must have a compassionate, caring, self motivated, and driven personality; able to perform with minimal supervision

• Must be able to foster in a team environment

• Must be able to travel between locations when necessary

If you would like to join a team of highly caring and compassionate individuals looking to improve people’s lives, we would look forward to hearing from you. Clinical Sleep Solutions offers a competitive compensation and benefits package balanced with a “Family First” commitment to our employees.  Please send your cover letter and resume to careers@clinicalsleep.com.

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TRU is Hiring a Full Time Lecturer

 

Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a bipartite tenure-track position at the rank of Lecturer in the Respiratory Therapy Program, Allied Health Department, Faculty of Science.

The department has broad interests and seeks a faculty member who demonstrates strong undergraduate teaching experience and potential scholarly activity. The candidate will be expected to teach in a variety of settings which may include any of the following: classroom, laboratory, patient clinic, and simulation environments. The candidate needs to have the capacity and interest to teach community health and chronic disease management curricula. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2019.

The Allied Health Department is committed to providing its students with a quality education emphasizing a professional, accountable, collaborative approach to learning. Students can expect opportunities for practical, hands-on experience across the full spectrum of cardiorespiratory care in the classroom, in the lab, and in the clinical setting. In addition, there are opportunities for students to work with local and provincial clinicians from a variety of health profession disciplines.

Programs offered through the Allied Health Department include Respiratory Therapy Diploma, Respiratory Therapy Dual Credential (RT Diploma and Bachelor of Health Science) and Bachelor of Health Science. The Department is the academic home for the following Open Learning division programs:  Bachelor of Health Science, Anesthesia Assistant, Polysomnography, Medical Laboratory Assistant, and Pre-Health Science programs.

 

Our graduates have an excellent reputation for being strong clinicians. Many of our graduates are highly successful and have gone on to careers in the various aspects of the respiratory therapy profession, healthcare administration and management, research, education and medicine.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Baccalaureate degree in relevant discipline; Master’s preferred
  • RRT credential
  • Respiratory Therapy student teaching experience
  • Experience in chronic disease management
  • Recent RRT clinical experience of 5 years or greater
  • Evidence of teaching experience
  • Evidence of research experience or potential

Link to the posting/application:   https://tru.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/14935

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