Respiratory Research Allied Health Specialist or Nurse
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada
5d ago


The Respiratory Research Allied Health Specialist or nurse will support administrative and clinical duties including Good Clinical Practice research studies in the Advanced Pulmonary Imaging Laboratory at Western University.

Administrative duties include :

  • Preparation of participant charts and data entry from testing
  • Supporting ethics board and Health Canada submissions and response to questions
  • Data acquisition and archival
  • Liaison with other clinicians and trainees
  • Clinical duties include :

  • Responsibility for pulmonary function tests in participants with chronic respiratory illness
  • Responsibility for methacholine and exercise challenge in participants with chronic respiratory illness
  • Responsibility for cardiopulmonary exercise testing in older adults with chronic respiratory illness
  • Sputum induction and sputum handling in chronic disease patients
  • Administering ECGs and phlebotomy
  • 6MWT, questionnaires
  • Vital signs, oscillometry and lung clearance index
  • Patient coaching for MRI and prep for MRI
  • Education :

  • Allied Health Professional Degree including BScN, RPN, RN, RT, PT
  • Experience :

  • 3 years clinical experience
  • Two years experience working with respiratory patients
  • Skills, Abilities & Expertise :

  • Familiarity with best practices in building a strong collaborative team and leading people
  • Communication skills to clearly and effectively interact with all levels of the organization
  • Intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite including ACCESS
  • A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with students, staff, faculty, and other members of the University community
  • Ability to foster collaboration and respect among team members
  • Ability to establish effective routines for excellent communication with all members of the team to maximize productivity
  • Ability to work in a manner that models best practices in confidentiality standards
  • Ability to apply critical thinking to evaluate information and make appropriate decisions or recommendations
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to function and process information with high levels of accuracy
  • Ability to apply regulations or professional standards to own work
  • Ability to adhere to legislated safety requirements and Western safety policies
  • Skill and ability to function effectively in emergency situations
  • Self-directed, and comfortable exercising discretion and independent judgment in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain an organized and effective personal work environment
  • Reliable with the consistent ability to work assigned shifts is paramount
  • Ability to work within a flexible schedule to accommodate clinical research needs
  • Why Western?

    Western offers a broad and exciting variety of part-time and temporary employment opportunities with ample room for job exploration and growth.

    Within our beautiful campus, you are part of a progressive work environment that promotes work / life balance including access to our state-of-the-art recreation centre.

    Apply for an opportunity to be part of the Western community and contribute to its success!

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