Respiratory Therapist - Bronchoscopy, BC Cancer Vancouver

PHSA - Vancouver, BC (30+ days ago)

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Respiratory Therapist
Bronchoscopy, BC Cancer Vancouver, $30.21 to $37.71 per hour

What you’ll do

Set up and calibrate necessary devices and equipment for treatments such as endobronchial therapy, electrocautery, YAG laser and photodynamic therapy, or fluorescence bronchoscopy.
Administer a variety of respiratory therapy treatments by performing duties such as administering nebulizer for local anesthetic, assisting physician by injecting local anesthetic through bronchoscope. Provide patient with inhaler or aerosol gas and administers oxygen therapy as required to enable physician to insert bronchoscope into the lungs.
Schedule patients for tests by performing duties such as receiving calls from physicians for patients not previously booked and determining available laboratory time to ensure that appointments are booked in conjunction with physician’s schedule.
Receive and prepare patients from standard set of orders by performing duties such as reviewing patient chart, assessing general condition of patient, explaining test procedure and connecting equipment to patient in preparation for procedure.
Assess patient’s respiratory and cardiac status by performing duties such as monitoring non-invasive oxygen saturation, blood pressure, electrocardiogram and heart rate during procedure and advising physician of patient’s status to ensure tests are being performed in a safe and effective manner.

What you bring

Diploma in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited institution.
Current registration with the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapist.
Current certification in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation.
One (1) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience acceptable to the program.

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Casual Opportunity
Wage: $30.21 to $37.71 per hour
600 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 0730-1530 / 0700-1500 / 0630-1430 / 0600-1400; as per operational needs
Requisition Number: 95573

What we do

BC Cancer provides comprehensive cancer control for the people of British Columbia.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.