Respiratory Therapist I, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
BC Women's Hospital & Health Centre
Vancouver BC As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021. Relocation of up to $5000 available
BC Women's Hospital Neonatal Program
provides advanced neonatal care within a model of integrated patient and family centered care. Located in the Teck Acute Care Centre on the BC Children's & BC Women's Hospital campus, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
features 70 private rooms designed for our tiny patients and their families with 12 of these special rooms dedicated to allow mothers to receive care alongside their newborns. BC Women's largest NICU is the only quaternary referral center for the province and is the largest tertiary NICU in the province, providing specialized neonatal intensive care for the most critically ill and newborns with complex medical needs in BC and Yukon. What you'll do
- Review patient's medical history, conduct assessments of the patient's pathophysical condition, recommend appropriate care and document patient response and outcomes.
- Set up, check, perform specified quality control procedures and operate respiratory equipment, making adjustments as appropriate.
- Initiate, monitor and assess ventilator dependent patients as per care protocols and daily care.
- Recommend and administer individualized medical gas therapies.
- Provide invasive and non-invasive cardio-pulmonary monitoring.
What you bring
- Evaluate patient's responses during testing, therapies and related treatments; make changes as appropriate; observe and record data on patient chart.
- Graduate of an accredited school of Respiratory Therapy and successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care examination.
- Current and continuing registration with British Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT) and the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT).
- Current Basic Life Support certification.
- Current Neonatal Resuscitation Program certification.
You also have the ability to:
What we bring
- Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Organize work, set priorities, meet deadlines and function efficiently despite interruptions and workload fluctuations.
- Collaborate effectively with all team members.
- Think critically.
- Operate all pertinent respiratory related equipment.
- Carry out the duties of the position.
Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
- Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
- Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
- Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
- Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
- PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
- Perks include access to fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.
Two (2) Regular Full-Time Opportunities Wage:
$30.82 to $38.56 per hour Location:
4500 Oak Street, Vancouver BC, V6H 2N9 Hours of Work:
Rotating Schedule; 0645-1901, 1845-0701 Requisition Number:
121102 & 121118 What we do
BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre (BCW) bcwomens.ca is dedicated to improving the health of women, newborns and families through a comprehensive range of services, research and education. BCW is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).
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