Job Posting: Respiratory Therapist (Fort St. John & Prince George)

Now This is Living!

Feeling the need to do something out of the ordinary and add some excitement to your life? Want to wake up every morning to endless recreational opportunities? Want to experience northern BC’s rich cultural heritage at its best?

With Northern Health you can enjoy a lifestyle that offers small town warmth, big city amenities, affordable living, and some of the shortest commutes in the country. That’s what we call the best of BC – without the price tag!


Respiratory Therapist

Permanent Full Time – Fort St. John, BC
Casual – Prince George, BC

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Respiratory Therapist practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as outlined by the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) as well as within a client and family centered care model. Performs ongoing respiratory care in a multi-disciplinary setting to clients with a variety of illnesses/diseases including, but not limited to acute and/or chronic cardio-respiratory illnesses or pathologies by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers and collaborates with other health care professionals. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practice approach in respiratory practice. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned. The successful incumbent will have graduated 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.

– Current valid BC Driver’s License as required in the specific practice area.


Check out what else you can expect by choosing Northern Health!

  • Generous relocation packages for difficult to fill positions
  • Northern living allowance in rural communities
  • Great benefit packages and pension
  • Unmatched work-life balance
  • Affordable housing prices in most of our communities
  • Four season, endless outdoor adventure

Offered through the Federal and BC Government “Loan Forgiveness Programs”, see our careers site for more information and eligibility.

http://careers.northernhealth.ca/FindaCareer/LoanForgivenessPrograms.aspx


“There are many unique and interesting people here and I never get tired of their stories. Getting to know them and caring for them is fun and challenging.” – Julie – Resident Care Aide, Dawson Creek

“I love the variety of patients that I have on my daily caseload. The northern way of caring is special, more personal.” – Angela – Rehab Manager – Kitimat

Where else would you want to be working!

To apply, check out our website at http://expectmore.northernhealth.ca

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Job Posting: Respiratory Therapist (Dawson Creek/Fort St. John)

Required: Respiratory Therapist, Dawson Creek/Fort St. John, BC

Competition #18-014

The Challenge

  • Evaluating sleep disorders and providing continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy
  • Assessing Respiratory status and providing Oxygen therapy
  • Educating clients, the community and the healthcare sector about sleep and respiratory disorders
  • Advocate on behalf of our clients for funding or community and outreach resources
  • Work mutually with our Client Service Coordinators administratively

IRS is dedicated to compensating and supporting our employees by offering:

  • Signing bonus
  • Competitive wages
  • Benefits packages
  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Relocation assistance
  • Tuition and development assistance
  • Pension Plan
  • On-call Stipend
  • Support for work/life balance

Our Mission at Independent Respiratory Services (IRS)

To provide our clients with Unsurpassed Service and Lifelong Support and to provide this with exceptional service with the utmost standard of honesty and integrity. IRS is the leader in providing sleep apnea and home oxygen therapy solutions across British Columbia, with over 40 service locations from Vancouver Island to the Rocky Mountains.

Skills and qualifications

  • A RRT or LPN designation is preferred, or progress towards one of these designations. Similar qualifications will also be given consideration.
  • An elevated level of both written and verbal communication competencies
  • Effective computer skills, including experience with using Microsoft Office applications
  • A valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s license and the ability to travel regularly
  • May be required to travel between Dawson Creek and Fort St John clinics.
  • Previous homecare experience (an asset)
  • Strong leadership skills
  • A permanent position
  • Occasional on-call duties may be required
  • Hours of service are full-time, Monday to Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Please apply!

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume at http://irscanada.ca/careers or by e-mail to careers@irscanada.ca. Please reference the competition # in your application.

Visit the big sky country of the North:

Dawson Creek: https://www.ehcanadatravel.com/british-columbia/northern-bc/dawson-creek.html

Fort St John: http://www.fortstjohn.ca/about-fort-st-john

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Job Posting: Respiratory Therapist (Vernon, BC)

Respiratory Therapist, Vernon, BC

Competition #18-019

We are looking for a full-time Respiratory Therapist to work out of our Vernon location. As a key member of the Vernon team you will provide cardiopulmonary care in the form of ventilatory support, medication review, and respiratory assessments. The successful candidate will work with other Respiratory Therapists and support personnel to provide excellent care to the Vernon and surrounding communities.

IRS is dedicated to compensating and supporting our employees by offering:

  • Competitive wages and benefits
  • Relocation assistance
  • Professional development programs
  • Pension plan
  • Support for work/life balance

Our Mission is to provide the highest level of respiratory health care available. We exist to enable our clients to lead healthy lives through the use of industry leading sleep apnea and home oxygen therapy expertise, continuing service and client education. Honesty, integrity and technical competence are the foundation of our company. Our success is reflected in our client’s satisfaction and well-being.

IRS is the leader in providing sleep apnea and home oxygen therapy solutions across British Columbia, with over 40 service locations from Vancouver Island to the Rocky Mountains.

Skills and qualifications:

  • An RRT designation is preferred, or progress towards this designation; Similar qualifications will also be considered.
  • An elevated level of both written and verbal communication competencies.
  • Effective computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • A valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s license and the ability to travel.
  • May be required to provide coverage in other clinics throughout the region.
  • Previous homecare experience considered an asset.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Occasional on-call duties may be required.
  • Hours of service are full-time, Monday to Friday excluding statutory holidays.

Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume at http://irscanada.ca/careers or by e-mail to careers@irscanada.ca, or in person to 3104 32nd Ave, Vernon, BC. Please reference the competition # in your application.

Visit Vernon: https://www.tourismvernon.com/en/index.aspx

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