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Job Title:
Registered Respiratory Therapist

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
None specified
Functional Discipline:
Respiratory Therapy, Chatham
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Job Description

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Mission: Together, advancing compassionate, quality care.
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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory Therapy, Chatham


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS (Knowledge, Skill, Experience)
-Registered Respiratory Therapist classification (RRCP).
-Licensed with the College of Respiratory Therapists (Ontario).
-Experience in cardiac and pulmonary diagnostics performance.
-Member of the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (General Certificate).
-1-2 year critical care experience.
-1-2 years neonate experience.
-1-2 years recent acute care experience preferred.
-Satisfactory attendance.

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES (Personal Skills and Attributes)
-Ability to function within an interdisciplinary team environment.
-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively; verbal and written.
-Ability to be adaptive/creative in stressful situations.
-Demonstrated ability to work independently within the legislated scope of practice of a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRCP).
-Working knowledge of computerized patient documentation/systems workload management.
-Able to work independently and establish priorities.
-Demonstrated ability to function within an interdisciplinary care model.
-Demonstrated ability to support and embrace the philosophy of Service Excellence and Patient and Family Centred Care.
-Demonstrated participation in building a culture of safety and partnering with each other to improve the safety of patient care processes and systems.
-Demonstrated performance reflecting the Mission, Vision, Values and Code of Conduct of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.
ACCOUNTABILITIES (Major Responsibilities of the Position)
-Performance of cardiac and pulmonary diagnostic testing.
-Respiratory therapy support in critical care and general acute care and neonate care.
-Critical care transport; air and land.
-Delivery of education; hospital staff, patients, community.
-Technical support related to respiratory therapy.

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