|Job Title:||Respiratory Therapist 2|
|Work Site:||Powell River General Hospital - Powell River, BC|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$29.63 - $36.93 per hour|
Practices in accordance with the standards of professional practice as outlined by the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) as well as within a client and family centred care model and the vision and values of the organization. This role works without general supervision and performs ongoing respiratory care in a multi-disciplinary setting to clients with Tracheostomies and/or variety of illnesses/diseases including, but not limited to acute and/or chronic respiratory illnesses or pathologies of the airway both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Enhances quality of life from the perspective of the client/family. Consults, confers and collaborates with other health care Professionals. Demonstrates continuous improvement and best practice approach in respiratory practice. Conducts various cardiac diagnostic tests such as Electrocardiogram (ECG), stress testing, and Holter Monitoring for analysis and interpretation by medical staff. Maintains and advances own clinical competence. Participates on committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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