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Respiratory Therapist

Requisition ID: 326935 

Posting End Date: March 3, 2023

City: Steinbach

Site: Southern Health-Santé Sud

Facility / Program: Bethesda Regional Health Center  

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MGEU Prof Tech

Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - Sept. 2023

Reason for Term: Parental Leave

FTE: 1.0 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75 hr shifts

Position Overview

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.

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.


  • Active membership and in good standing with the Manitoba Association of Registered Respiratory Therapists
  • Current BCLS certification
  • Current registration/membership in the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) is preferred

Qualifications and Skills

  • 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

 “Maternity/parental leave of absence term up to 10 months, may expire sooner than indicated, subject to minimum notice of two (2) weeks or one pay period whichever is longer.”


Southern Health-Santé Sud, in partnership with the Indigenous community, is committed to increasing the representation of Indigenous people within all levels of our workforce. Indigenous applicants are encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as being of Indigenous descent in their cover letter/application.


Completes and maintains Satisfactory Criminal Record Check, Vulnerable Sector Search, Adult Abuse Registry Check and Child Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.


All Health Care Workers are required to be immunized as a condition of employment in accordance with Southern Health-Santé Sud policy.


Please include three work-related references with your job application from persons who are not related to you but have direct knowledge of your current and past work performance.


Consistent with the French Language Services Policy of the Government of Manitoba and Southern Health-Santé Sud’s FLS Policy, we are committed to offering services in English and French in designated program/service areas serving French-speaking communities within Southern Health-Santé Sud. If no candidates satisfy the bilingual qualification, candidates meeting all other qualifications may be considered for this position.

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