Registered Respiratory Therapist - OR
Southlake Regional Health Centre
Newmarket, Canada
5d ago

Job Description Registered Respiratory Therapist - OR

Company Bio

Building healthy communities through outstanding care, innovative partnerships, and amazing people.

Join our team and together we will make progress on our Strategic Goals :

  • Forge a new path to meet the changing needs of our growing communities
  • Champion a culture of exemplary care and deliver clinical excellence
  • Create an environment where the best experiences happen
  • Own our role to improve the system
  • Through new partnerships, a relentless focus on quality and sustainability, and a dedication to the best patient and provider experience, Southlake will improve the health of our communities and shape the future of healthcare.

    Job Summary

    We are seeking a Registered Respiratory Therapist to work in all areas and support all services of the Operating Room and Post Anaesthetic Care Unit.

    This position includes being on call after hours to support the cardiac operating rooms

    Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of Anaesthesiology, basic hemodynamic principles and Anaesthesia equipment to be operated
  • Multi-service Operating Room experience within the last five (5) years is preferred
  • Minimum two (2) years recent critical care experience an asset
  • Demonstrated competence in arterial line insertion required
  • Demonstrates excellence in communication, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrates willingness to work in an inter-professional environment
  • Commitment to inter-professional teaching and learning
  • Analysis / problem assessment
  • Innovative and willing to learn
  • Commitment to customer service and teamwork
  • Demonstrates individual leadership skills
  • Qualifications

  • RRT registered with the College of Respiratory Therapists in the General Class
  • Practice according to the standards and guidelines set out by the College
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist
  • Registered with the C.R.T.O.
  • Participates in the CRTO’s Quality Assurance Program
  • BCLS required
  • ACLS preferred
  • Closing Statement

    At Southlake, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve, including those with disabilities.

    Southlake is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    It is the responsibility of all Southlake employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

    Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides invasive and non-invasive ventilation, in collaboration with the health care team
  • Performs arterial blood gases and arterial line insertions
  • Performs respiratory assessments and respiratory monitoring
  • Performs ventilator management and advanced airway management
  • Performs intubation, extubation, and oxygen therapy
  • Monitor and set up of cardio respiratory equipment
  • Other clinical / technical duties in the operating room as assigned
  • Skills

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