Registered Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Services – Casual - Markham site

Markham Stouffville Hospital - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Who we are:
Markham Stouffville Hospital is a large community hospital with two sites – Markham and Uxbridge that has a reputation for excellence in progressive community care. Having recently completed an expansion and renovation project, the hospital is uniquely positioned with cutting edge technology, expansive new facilities and a supportive and welcoming community. With a focus on patient experience, safe, high quality care and innovation, our dedicated team of physicians, staff and volunteers provides care to over 300,000 patients a year. The hospital has capacity to grow a number of programs and services as we evolve to meet the needs of our growing community. We are dedicated to providing access to the right care, at the right time, in the right place by the right people and at the right cost. Are you ready to join us?

Who you are:
You are an innovative and patient centered individual who provides excellence within their profession

You are a team player with excellent communication, critical thinking and customer service skills

You have vision, flexibility, transparency, honesty and practicality

You are organized, accurate, able to multi task and meet deadlines

You support the patient experience, your colleagues and others cultural and spiritual beliefs

You encompass MSH’s core values and live the words of Respect, Trust, Commitment, Compassion and Courage

What we need:
As a member of a dynamic diagnostic system, you will provide hospital-wide patient care to adult, neonatal and pediatric patients. Your proficiency and knowledge of therapy and the related technologies will enable you to carry out ventilation following ABG protocols and the initiation and monitoring of non-invasive ventilation. A progressive approach of integrating the respiratory therapist into clinical care on the inpatient units makes you a valuable member of the interprofessional team. You will also be a key member of the cardiac arrest, bronchoscopy, ERCP and high-risk delivery teams. The successful candidate will demonstrate a systematic approach to respiratory care including intubation, extubation, arterial line insertions, oxygen prescription and spirometry; rotations in the operating room will require special training and skill maintenance. MSH is a teaching site for Fanshaw College Respiratory Therapy program. The staff RRT will take an active role in the student education program including providing education and evaluation.

Work Schedule:
Successful applicants should be available to work any shift, 7.5 and 11.25hrs, Days and Nights, Monday through Sunday and holidays. Please note schedule may change due to operational needs

Band L: $37.48 - $45.70 per hour

What you Bring to MSH:
Completion of a recognized respiratory therapy program
Current registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists and preferred membership to the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists and/or the Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario
At least 5 years experience as a Respiratory Therapist
Experience working in the NICU and Operating room preferred
Preference given to applicants holding recent experience and demonstrated competency in a busy ICU, NICU including deliveries and the OR and who have demonstrated the ability to assess the patients response to care, respond appropriately, problem solve and set priorities
Current BCLS and ACLS; current NRP is mandatory
Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Strong teamwork skills with the ability to work collaboratively within an interprofessional team
Proficient computer skills
Demonstrated good attendance record and performance record with the ability to maintain this same standard
Demonstrated commitment to a healthy and safe workplace for self and others (staff, patients, families, etc.) by taking all reasonable precautions and working in compliance with hospital related policies, health and safety legislation and best practices and completing relevant mandatory education as required

Markham Stouffville Hospital is committed to meeting the needs of all individuals in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodations during the recruitment and selection process, please contact Human Resources.

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