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Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID: 9640 

Position Number: 20027058

Posting End Date: July 19, 2018

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Community Health Services

Work Location: 496 Hargrave

Department / Unit: Centralized Resp 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP-REGIONAL

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 0.50 

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Weekends

Daily Hours Worked: 7.25

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $32.147, $33.109, $34.103, $35.124, $36.180, $37.264, $38.382

 

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Position Overview

Under the general supervision of the Team Manager, the incumbent provides therapeutic, diagnostic, technical and educational respiratory therapy services consistent with discipline and professional standards while adhering to the employer’s mission, values and management philosophy.

Experience

  • Recent and related clinical experience preferred.
  • Must have experience with computers including office productivity and e-mail software.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Entry-to-practice academic credential in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited Canadian program or a MARRT approved equivalent, if internationally educated, is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy or another field of study with a relevant major is preferred.

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Current registration with the MARRT required.
  • Current registration/membership in the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) is required or an equivalent, as determined by the employer, for therapists not eligible for CSRT registration.
  • Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) provider level.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.
  • Knowledge of the physiological, social, cultural and economic aspects of client care, in particular relating to service delivery in the community setting and as clients transition between service sectors.
  • Ability to organize and complete assignments with a minimum of supervision.
  • Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practice in the academic and clinical fields of health care and education knowledge.

Physical Requirements

  • Good physical and mental health, manual dexterity and visual acuity are required.
  • Ability to stand and walk and perform manual ventilation with one or both hands for prolonged periods.
  • Ability to run to emergencies.
  • Ability to lift heavy medical equipment including D and E size gas cylinders and other equipment (weighing up to15 pounds/6.8 kg)
  • Ability to push wheeled medical equipment.
  • Ability to move H and M size gas cylinders (weighing 66 to 100 pounds/30 to 45.5 kg)
  • Ability to assist with the positioning of clients.

 

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, an Adult Abuse Registry Check and a Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.


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