Community Respiratory Therapist

Fraser Health - Langley, BC (30+ days ago)

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Are you someone who is 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 continue 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 Community Respiratory Therapist to join our Primary and Community Care Department. This position will be serving Fraser Health Community South Fraser.

Build on your education and experience as you:
As required by physicians provide diagnostic testing, disease management education, information, written assessments and recommendations, respiratory intervention based on care plan, and/or home visits for adult, pediatric, and infant patients with respiratory dysfunction.
Formulate and documents patient care plans, based on assessments and diagnostic test results, and according to established procedures to ensure safe and appropriate application of a variety of respiratory equipment and procedures for patients in Fraser Health.
Provide education, support, and counseling to patients/groups regarding respiratory disease management, including breathing techniques, proper use of medications and respiratory equipment, lung and health wellness, smoking cessation
Maintains documentation by ensuring reports, client records and work load statistics are complete and accurate according to departmental standards.
Upon the request of a physician, performs arterial blood gas sampling and analysis, portable lung function testing, oximetry, and assessment on patients who are unable to travel to the hospital for the procedure.
Participates in quality improvement activities by providing input on the development, implementation, and evaluation of program goals.

To join the organization we require you to have:
Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program
Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care credentialing exam
Two (2) years' recent related experience in respiratory home care
Eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT)
Current CPR Certification
Valid BC driver's license and access to personal vehicle for work purposes

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.

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