Under the direction of the Director, Professional Practice – Allied Health or delegate, the Respiratory Therapist assesses, plans, implements, evaluates and documents respiratory care of assigned patients in accordance with departmental policy. Meets the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario Standards of Respiratory Therapy Practice. The Respiratory Therapist will adhere to worker responsibilities as set out in the Occupational Health & Safety Act, hospital safety policies, and dept/unit established procedures at all times. Within this role the employee is accountable for contributing to the delivery of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre strategy. As an employee, one must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for actively promoting and supporting patient and family centered engagement and care in all we do
EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
Eligible for registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.
One year experience within the last three years in a teaching hospital preferred.
Demonstrated ability with above average written and verbal communication skills, including good grammar, composition and spelling.
Evidence of strong organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is essential.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, courteously and tactfully with all types of people.
Proven ability to attend work regularly.
Satisfactory criminal reference check required.
The applicant must be able to meet the physical demands of the position.
We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Kingston Health Sciences Centre is committed to inclusive and accessible employment practices.
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