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Senior Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID: 327638 

Competition #: AH-22-151

Position Number: 116-71435-T226-01

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Steinbach

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Bethesda Regional Health Centre

Department / Unit: Emergency Department 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MGEU Prof Tech

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: As mutually agreed - September 10, 2023

Reason for Term: Maternity/Parental Leave Term

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hour shifts

Salary: As Per MGEU Prof Tech Collective Agreement


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


Position Summary


The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for planning, directing and controlling the administration therapeutics and educational activities related to the provision of Respiratory therapy services for the Portage District General Hospital. The incumbent provides clinical support to the Physicians and Practitioners in the clinics by co-coordinating and managing client needs when referred for Respiratory Care. This role includes all aspects of client diagnosis, education, self-management and follow-up.

The incumbent exercises the appropriate level of initiative and independent judgment in determining work priorities, work methods to be employed and action to be taken on unusual matters. The position functions in a manner that is consistent with the mission, vision and values; and the policies of Southern Health-Santé Sud.




  • Graduate from an approved School of Respiratory Therapy Program, accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Respiratory Therapy Education
  • Active membership and in good standing with the Manitoba Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required
  • Proficiency of both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the physical and mental demands of the job
  • Demonstrated ability to respect confidentiality including paper, electronic formats and other mediums
  • Good work and attendance record


Conditions of Employment 


  • Completes and maintains a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check, as appropriate 
  • All Health Care workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy


Term Condition (if applicable): Maternity/parental leave of absence term may expire sooner than indicated, subject to minimum notice of two (2) weeks or one pay period whichever is longer.


We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.


Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.


This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.


Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.


Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


We welcome applications from people with disabilities.  Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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