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Respiratory Therapist I


Are you passionate about helping others? Do you want to work for one of BC'S top employers? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading!

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist to join Eagle Ridge Hospital located in Port Moody, BC.
Build on your education & experience as you: •Performs diagnostic and therapeutic assessments, interventions and follow-ups as related to Respiratory Therapy such as assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and support, initiating/maintaining mechanical ventilatory support of adults, children and infants, providing airway management, patient evaluation and daily care of patients as prescribed. •Provides family, patient and staff education, which may include participating in established education programs such as that offered through the Asthma Clinic. •Requisitions supplies and minor equipment for departmental operations within approved budget; maintains area supply inventory. •Participates in quality improvement activities such as development, implementation and evaluation of written procedures and standards, development of assessment forms and patient materials, and the development of departmental goals and objectives. •Communicates on-call, call-backs, staffing, budget, and operational concerns to the appropriate supervisor. To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Graduation from an accredited program in Respiratory Therapy plus two years' recent experience. •Current Full status registration with the Canadian Societies of Respiratory Therapists. •Active registration with the British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists. •Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Level C. Possession of and maintained Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification.

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

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Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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