Registered Respiratory Therapist, Medicine / Respirology Unit

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Entry level

Posted 4 months ago
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Company Bio
IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. North York General Hospital is part of North York Toronto Health Partners, a collaborative partnership with patients, primary care, and community partners, a first- generation Ontario Health Team, driving the development of a locally integrated health system to serve the community. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At North York General, our team is making a world of difference.
Position Summary
Registered Respiratory Therapist, Medicine / Respirology Your goal in this position is to promote a patient and family centered care approach. You will do this by collaborating with an interdisciplinary team of care providers in a supportive and culturally sensitive manner. You have clinical expertise, competence, and technical skills as related to the position. You are also flexible to changing priorities and committed to continuous learning and professional development. You have great interpersonal skills, and you effortlessly connect with physicians, staff, patients, and families. You will take a leadership in advocating and providing exceptional health care to patients and families. This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for staff, physicians, volunteers, learners, patients and families.
On a practical level, you will
  • Participate collaboratively within interprofessional healthcare teams with adult, paediatric and newborn patients in the Critical Care Unit, ED, Inpatient Units, Labour & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and Operating Room
  • Provide ventilation management, weaning and discontinuation
  • Perform as a member of Code Teams and Critical Care Response Team
  • Assist at high risk deliveries performing neonatal resuscitation
  • Perform airway management including intubations and tracheostomy tube insertions
  • Perform insertion of arterial lines
  • Administer pharmaceutical substances in respiratory care
  • Perform related diagnostic tests including procurement and interpretation of arterial blood gases, assisting with bronchoscopies
  • Supervise, teach and evaluate students as assigned by clinical coordinator
  • Educate patients, families, caregivers and health care professionals in respiratory care
  • Demonstrate the ability to lift and position patients and related equipment.
  • Diploma/Degree in Respiratory Therapy from an accredited institution
  • Registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) certification, required
  • Current Advance Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification, required
  • Current NRP certification, required
  • Experience in adult intubation and adult radial arterial line insertion
  • Membership with C.S.R.T. and R.T.S.O. preferred
  • Experience in neonatal intubation preferred
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals.This is a Full Time Regular position with 8 and 12 hour shifts, days, nights and weekends in Medicine - Respirology Unit.We offer a highly competitive total compensation package that includes benefits, pension, and vacation. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY: As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination to the Hospital’s Occupational Health and Safety department
How To Apply
Think you're the right person for the job? Here's your first chance to show us why:
  • Ensure to meet the deadline - only applications received by the closing date will be considered.
  • We will review all applications and will contact those selected for an interview.
Closing Statement
At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No


  • Canada


  • Entry level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 11, 2024
Company Overview
North York General Hospital
North York General Hospital

Current Openings: 0

North York General Hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals. We offer our culturally diverse community a wide range of acute care, ambulatory and long-term care services across multiple sites. Through partnerships, collaboration and academic endeavours, we seek to set new standards for patient- and family-centred care. Working together with our patients and their families, we are making a world of difference. We have proudly served our community since 1968. The area we primarily serve is north central Toronto and southern York Region. Our 5,000 staff, physicians and volunteers embrace the belief that patients and their families are at the heart of everything we do. North York General's major programs include Cancer Care, Child and Teen, Emergency Services, Family and Community Medicine, Genetics, Maternal Newborn, Medicine and Elder Care, Mental Health, and Surgery. They are supported by a number of departments including Medical Imaging, Laboratory Medicine and Pharmacy Services. A 192-bed long-term care home is located at the Seniors' Health Centre. North York General Hospital is a member of the Central Local Health Integration Network. With their support, our hospital continues to build on its strength as a caring and innovative partner in health care for the region we serve.
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