RRT- Respiratory Therapist

Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - Hamilton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Number: 80540
Job: Health Professional/Assistant
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: McMaster University Medical Centre
Organization: NEONATAL
Status: Regular Full-time
Hours per week: 37.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: OPSEU Local 273
Minimum Salary: 31.3071 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 43.2426
Post Date: Feb 18, 2020, 5:00:00 AM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Feb 25, 2020, 4:59:00 AM

Unit Summary

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at McMaster Children’s Hospital is comprised of a 54 bed Level III NICU, a 16 bed Level IIc nursery and a neonatal transport team, providing medical and surgical care to over 1,500 neonates and their families per year and serving a broad geographic area within southern Ontario. The interdisciplinary team provides family-centered care with a strong focus on evidence-based best practice and continuous quality improvement. McMaster NICU is actively involved in a number of collaborative quality improvement initiatives provincially, nationally and internationally.

Position Summary

Under general supervision is assigned to the special care areas and is responsible for Respiratory care in these areas. Education of others including students, RNs and other health care professionals at the bedside or in a formal setting. Other duties may be assigned, including but not limited to, such tasks as patient safety and quality improvement initiatives, committee work, and assisting in research.

Schedule Work Hours

days, nights, weekends, holidays

Qualifications

1.Graduate of an accredited program in Respiratory Therapy
2. Current Registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
3. Successful Completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care (CBRC) exam
4. Demonstrated interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills
5. Certified in NRP
6. Demonstrate the philosophy of Family Centered Care
7. Demonstrate knowledge of developmental care
8. Willingness to Precept respiratory therapy clinical students
9. Demonstrated commitment to lifelong learning
10. Experience, within the last 2 years, in a level 3 NICU is preferred
11. Experience, within the last 2 years, attending high risk deliveries is preferred
12. Demonstrated knowledge of ventilatory requirements for the micropremature population

Hamilton Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement