Respiratory Therapist
Fraser Health
Maple Ridge, BC, CA
18h ago
source : BCJobs.com

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Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to keep reading!

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities.

With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1 / 3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist to join Ridge Meadows Hospital located in Maple Ridge, BC .

Build on your education and experience as you :

  • Provide direct patient care by assessing patients to identify care needs and consulting with referring and / or specialist physicians;
  • develops patient care plans and / or appropriate education sessions for patient and families

  • Performs respiratory therapy function tests such as pulmonary function, spirometry, peak flow monitoring, lung volume determination, diffusion capacity, inhalation challenges, arterial blood gasses punctures and exercise-induced asthma studies in accordance with established quality control standards.
  • Participates in all cardiac arrests as an active member of the cardiac arrest / trauma team; assists the physician with bronchoscopes, obtaining samples and maintaining related equipment.
  • Maintains patient statistics, records, progress reports, minutes of meetings, correspondence and evaluation data, as per established procedures;
  • provides workload statistics for an assigned area, as required. To join the organization we require you to have :

  • Graduation from an approved Respiratory Therapy program. Two (2) years' recent related clinical experience in an acute care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care (CBRC) credentialing exam and eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT).
  • Current CPR Level "C" or equivalent and Neonatal Program (NRP) certification.
  • If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply :

  • A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields.
  • Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization.
  • An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.
  • Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation!

    Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients / patients / residents.

    We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

    Curious to learn what it's like to work here? Like us on Facebook ( fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram ( FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights.

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