Registered Respiratory Therapist

Competition #: 2019-ONA-000061
The Position is: Permanent, Part-Time
Hours of Work (shifts): D/N



  • Graduate of a recognized Respiratory Therapy program

  • Bachelor’s degree/diploma in health science or related field preferred

  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario

  • Participation in the CRTO QA program

  • Active membership in CSRT/RTSO preferred

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience related experience

  • BCLS certification

  • Strong interpersonal, communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills

  • Available to work a flexible schedule (evenings, nights, weekends and Stat holidays)

  • ACLS preferred

  • Evidence of satisfactory attendance record

  • An employee’s disciplinary record will be reviewed as part of the assessment of qualifications

  • Ability to work in a manner that exemplifies the centre’s core values and helps patients get their life back
  • Should be aware of conditions and measures that may affect the safety of patients, residents, students, employees, volunteers, physicians and visitors




  • Provide comprehensive respiratory assessment and management plan for patients’ respiratory condition

  • Provide positive/negative pressure ventilator management

  • Provide tracheostomy tube management

  • Perform Arterial Blood Gas sampling and analysis

  • Provide oxygen therapy assessment and management

  • Develop and provide client and family teaching plans as appropriate to the individual patient

  • Provide student supervision and education

  • Provide education and training for external partners

  • Develop and provide in-service education programs

  • Provide clinical leadership in Code Blue

  • Maintain knowledge of; mechanical ventilation weaning, alternative breathing/ assisted coughing assessment and training, glossopharyngeal breathing techniques

  • Collaborate with SLP service to assess speech and swallowing of tracheostomized and ventilated patients

  • Provide airway management assistance at Bronchoscopic investigations

  • Pursue continuous professional development, including the RRT PSIC

  • Participate in clinical evaluation

  • Participate in advances in practice

  • Participate in team/centre-wide committees

  • Ensure the timely and thorough completion of clinical workload and clinical documentation

  • Participate where required in the revenue generating activities of the centre


    At West Park Healthcare Centre, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment, an important part of living our values. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community. Our accessible employment practices are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Should you require accommodation during any phase of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter. For further assistance please contact the Human Resources Department at (416) 243-3600 extension 4633.

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