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
Vital signs, oscillometry and lung clearance index
Patient coaching for MRI and prep for MRI
Allied Health Professional Degree including BScN, RPN, RN, RT, PT
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
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!
Please note, successful applicants may be required to produce current record check(s) (e.g. vulnerable sector, criminal record and police information) from a police service prior to commencing employment.