Anesthesia Assistant

The Ottawa Hospital - Ottawa, ON (7 months ago)

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This position is for the General Campus.


Days, 8 hours shifts.
For information purposes only - The Hospital reserves the right to change.

Basic Requirements

Diploma from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program;
Graduated from a post graduate Anesthesia Assistant course;
Current and general certificate of registration or eligibility for general certification with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (C.R.T.O.) without limitations
Certified in ACLS;
Knowledge of anesthesia technologies, basic hemodynamic principles, and general knowledge of anesthesia equipment;
Sound judgement and problem-solving abilities;
Knowledge of the Regulated Health Professions Act and other related professional acts;
Knowledge of hospital/OR processes, policies and procedures;
Excellent interpersonal skills;
Superior written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Membership in Respiratory Therapy Professional Association(s);
Membership with the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society (CAS) Anesthesia Assistant subcommittee;
Membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists AA subcommittee (CSRT);
Two (2) years of multi-service operating room experience within the last two (2) years in the role of anesthesia assistant.

How to Apply

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by improving the health of the community, excited by leading-edge medical technology, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient safety as we are, we would like to hear from you. Please submit an on-line application for the position you are interested in. We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
The Ottawa Hospital is an equal opportunity employer. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.