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RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Fort St. John
Facility:FORT ST. JOHN HEALTH UNIT
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Competition #:05410874
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:FORT ST. JOHN HEALTH UNIT
Department:FSO INTERPROF TEAM 1
Reports To:TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage:$29.63 - $36.93
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Reporting to the Team Lead, Interprofessional Teams, the Community Respiratory Therapist is responsible for the delivery of Community Respiratory Services within Northern Health including promotion of respiratory health, assessment, diagnostic testing, education, treatment and rehabilitation of patients with respiratory dysfunction. Formulates and documents respiratory care plans and disease self-management strategies.
 
Qualifications

- Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care (CBRC) credentialing exam. Eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT). Two years' recent related experience in respiratory home care, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Current CPR certification.
- Valid BC driver’s license and access to personal vehicle for work related purposes.

Skils and Abilities:

- Demonstrated clinical and technical competence.
- Self-directed and able to work in an environment of continual change.
- Ability to deal with others effectively.
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to educate patients on effective respiratory disease management.
- Ability to organize work, prioritize workload, and work independently.
- Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
- Ability to operate related equipment.

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