REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST Posting #56 -2015 JOB SHARE REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST Two Positions

Middlesex Hospital Alliance

Job Status: Job Share

Department: Ambulatory Care

Location: Strathroy

Closing Date: August 7, 2015

MIDDLESEX HOSPITAL ALLIANCE
STRATHROY MIDDLESEX GENERAL HOSPITAL
Posting #56 -2015

JOB SHARE REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST Two Positions
(Job Share Partners are responsible for working one half of a Full-time position and are required to cover their job share partner’s vacation and short term absences.)

Description
As part of the inter-professional team, the Registered Respiratory Therapist plays an essential role in providing quality and patient/family centered care. The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides therapeutic and diagnostic services to patients with compromised cardio-respiratory status and related conditions.

Job Duties
• The Respiratory Therapist will provide care to patients and support to the health care team within multiple departments including; Pulmonary Function Lab, ICU, Acute Medicine, Surgical Inpatients, Perioperative Care, and the Emergency Department
• Positions Available Immediately

Job Qualifications
• Graduate of an accredited program in Respiratory Therapy
• Current general registration in good standing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)
• Current BCLS certification required
• Current ACLS certification preferred
• Current NRP certification preferred
• Recent 2 years experience within an adult acute care setting
• Demonstrated skills and ability in ECG interpretations, pressure monitoring, airway management and mechanical ventilation
• Demonstrated proficiency in adult oral endotracheal intubation, adult arterial blood gas sampling, and adult tracheostomy management and care
• Demonstrated knowledge of the respiratory care, support and critical care management of adult critical care patients
• Demonstrated knowledge and maintenance of respiratory, resuscitation and anesthesia related equipment
• Demonstrated ability to perform venipuncture and vascular access
• Evidence of ongoing professional development and self-directed learning
• Demonstrated ability to assess concurrent demands, set priorities, organize work and maintain accuracy and concentration during periods of high activity
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as an active member of the health care team
• Demonstrated excellence in attendance
• Understanding and use of good body mechanics
• Basic computer skills in a Windows environment

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity may submit a resume
by email to humanresources@mha.tvh.ca no later than August 7, 2015.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police check (original document) completed in the last 12 months prior to commencing employment.

Accommodations are available on request for interviews and
other selection processes

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

If you have difficulty submitting your application through our online application form, please call 519-245-1550 x.5941 (leave a message after regular office hours), detailing your concern.

Employment Standards Act S. 15
Personal Information is collected under the authority of the Employment Standards Act S. 15 and will be used to determine the qualifications for employment with the Middlesex Hospital Alliance. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Human Resources Department, 395 Carrie Street, Strathroy, Ontario N7G 3J4 519-245-1550 x.5941.