Registered Respiratory Therapist at LHSC

by London Health Sciences Centre

Reference #: 102237
Position Type: Regular, Part-time
Remote work options: No
Location: London, Ontario
Date Posted: Jun 28, 2024
London Health Sciences Centre

Job Description

Who We Are

 

London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) is a world-class academic health sciences centre located in the southwestern Ontario city of London. Just two hours from Toronto and two hours from Detroit, London features a beautiful and walkable downtown core located on the Thames River, a vibrant culinary scene and scores of activities that highlight local arts, culture and music. As one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, LHSC delivers world-class care and experiences, built on our commitment to excellence in research, innovation, and learning. In partnership with our communities, we design and advance healthcare to support the wellness of the populations we serve. LHSC delivers both local and regional services, including the Children’s Hospital, within a large geographic area. LHSC is known for its great people and great care, with a workforce of close to 15,000, dedicated to delivering the highest quality patient care while partnering with communities to transform health, one life at a time.

Posting Period

 

Open:       June 28, 2024

Deadline:  July 31, 2024

This position is covered by a collective agreement.  

 

Department Name

 

Respiratory Therapy Services - Victoria Hospital and University Hospital

The Registered Respiratory Therapist is available to provide cardio-respiratory care and related clinical technology support to patients at Victoria Hospital. 24/7 coverage is provided by Respiratory Therapists in scheduled shifts of 7.5 or 11.25 hours. Care assignments can include CCTC, Wards, Emergency, NICU, paediatrics and transport team as well as other areas where specific training has been completed.  Registered Respiratory Therapists are also active members of the Pre-Arrest and Cardiac Arrest Teams.

What we offer:

  • Regular Part-Time
  • Rate of Pay: $38.35 per hour - $53.28 per hour
  • Hours of Work: Up to 22.5 Hours per week
  • Career developemnt and training opportunities
  • Employee Wellness Initiatives

***Non-registered applicants are welcome to apply. All successful non-registered applicants will have to obtain their registration within the first three months of joining.***

Hiring for multiple positions.

Qualifications

 
  • Successful completion of a recognized Respiratory Therapy Program required; completion of Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred
  • Current Certificate of Registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario
  • Current membership with the Respiratory Therapy Society of Ontario and/or Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists and/or the Ontario Respiratory Care Society and/or other related associations preferred
  • Current Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certificate preferred
  • Previous Respiratory Therapy experience working in a critical care environment; recent experience working in Paediatric critical care preferred
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) and/or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)  preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer programs (ie. Outlook, PowerChart, Infomed) relevant to all pertinent documentation and workload data collection
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as an effective team member
  • Ability to demonstrate a proven track record of taking the initiative and contributing to the department, the hospital and the practice is preferred
  • Demonstrated strong problem-solving, decision-making and critical thinking skills
  • Exhibits a positive and enthusiastic attitude toward his/her work
  • Demonstrated ability to work through difficult situations and in a high stress, dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated effective conflict resolution skills
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to the principles of patient and family centered care
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to patient and staff safety at LHSC
  • Demonstrated practice and commitment to LHSC’s vision, purpose and values
  • Demonstrated ability to attend work on a regular basis

Immunization Requirements:

Before beginning employment at LHSC, all new hires will be required to:

  • Provide vaccination records or proof of immunity against measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chicken pox), Hepatitis B, Tetanus/Diptheria/Polio; Meningitis
  • Provide documentation of the Tuberculosis skin testing (two step)
  • Provide proof of Health Canada-approved COVID-19 vaccination reflective of Ontario Health's current definition of being fully vaccinated
  • For more information visit https://www.lhsc.on.ca/careers/health-review-requirements

WHY JOIN US!

There are so many great reasons to join London Health Sciences Centre. Here are a few of the great reasons for joining LHSC. We know that once you get to know us better, you'll want to add your own reasons to the list!

  • A Leading-Edge Environment
  • International Acclaim
  • On-Site Wellness Centre
  • Competitive wages
  • Job Security
  • On the Job Training
  • Internal career progression and advancement opportunities

Together we care, we learn, we discover

If interested in this role, please apply with a resume that outlines all current and previous experience relevant to the position.

We are committed to providing a safe, healthy and inclusive work environment that inspires respect.  LHSC is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from equity-denied groups including Indigenous people, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. LHSC is also committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive recruitment process.  Upon individual request, we will endeavor to remove any barrier to the hiring process to reasonably accommodate candidates, including those with disabilities, while maintaining a fair, consistent and equitable recruitment approach.  Should any applicant require accommodation through the application, interview or selection processes, please contact Recruitment Services at 519-685-8500, extension #34321 or recruitment@lhsc.on.ca .

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to complete an examination or test. Please be advised that a reference check may be conducted as part of the selection process.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory police information check (original document) completed in the last 6 months.

Please be advised, if you are seeking employment on a temporary work or study permit we recommend reviewing work permit resitrictions as it applies to healthcare organizations in Canada. As per the Government of Canada, LHSC is considered a hospital/healthcare organization, even if an employee is functioning in a non-patient facing role. Individuals on a work or study permit seeking employment in this sector may be required to complete additional steps in the process, including but not limited to a medical exam, which may also apply to employees looking to renew their work permits. It is the employee's accountability to ensure they are adhering to their specific work permit restrictions, and we encourage all candidates and LHSC employees to be proactive and review restrictions as soon as possible as it could be a lengthy process. 

Does this sound like you? If so, join our growing team!

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   London Health Sciences Centre
Company Website: http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Careers/LHSC/index.htm
Application URL: Click here to apply online