Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Vancouver, BC
Are you an experienced Respiratory Therapist, eager to join one of Canada’s leading perinatal teams? Join BC Women’s Hospital’s NICU as a Respiratory Therapist II, where you will provide care for a vulnerable neonatal population.
What you’ll do
Review patient medical history, provide a comprehensive respiratory assessment and recommend appropriate respiratory care. Document and communicate patient response and outcomes to the interprofessional team.
Provide instruction and follow up for parents regarding home respiratory care by identifying instructional and informational needs, demonstrating modalities, and ensuring optimal performance and integration of equipment. Monitor and assess patient status to measure and trend for better control and awareness of respiratory health status.
Assist or lead in the development of patient-specific respiratory discharge care plans by performing assessments, determining needs, and planning and documenting respiratory equipment and/or respiratory therapies in the home to ensure optimum discharge care.
Develop and revise standard discharge respiratory education materials for patients with complex respiratory problems.
What you bring
Graduation from an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy.
Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care examination.
Minimum three (3) years of neonatal respiratory care experience or an equivalent combination ofeducation, training and experience.
Eligibility for membership with the British Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and theCanadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT).
Successful completion of a Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation Instructor’s Program.
Current Basic Life Support certification.
Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification.What’s in it for you
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.
Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Relocation assistance of up to $5,000 may be available.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Job Type: Regular, Full-Time
Wage: $31.36 – $39.10 per hour
Location: 4500 Oak Street, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until position is filled Hours of Work: Rotating Days; 0645-1901, 0700-1500 Requisition Number: 93444
For more information about the role or relocation assistance eligibility, contact Linda Hand, Manager, Talent Acquisition at firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply today for this exciting opportunity!
What we do
BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca, part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education.
PHSA plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province.
Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.