Respiratory Therapist

Etablissement/Institution:North York General Hospital, Canada, North York

Discipline: Autre

Type d'emploi:Temps-plein

Date de publication:2021-04-13

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Registered Respiratory Therapist

Job Number:J0121-0786

Job Title:Registered Respiratory Therapist

Job Type:Part-Time Temporary

Contract Duration:Full time

Location:General Site, 4001 Leslie Street

Job Category:Healthcare Professional

Salary:$36.54 - $44.03/Hour


Program/Area:Respiratory Therapy

Reporting Title:CTM


  • Day
  • Evening
  • Nights
  • On Call

Shift Duration:

  • 8's
  • 12's

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.

Registered Respiratory Therapist, Respiratory Portfolio: Respiratory Therapy Team

  • 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
  • Provide coverage for unitsand to support oxygen and ventilation therapy, including but not limited to high flow therapy, monitoring ventilation in the Extended Care Unit, responding, and monitoring Critical Care Response Team (CCRT) consults, and monitoring patients on transports to procedures.
  • Assisting nursing staff with bedside care and monitoring (i.e.: IV starts, mobilization and turning patients
  • Provide ventilation management, weaning and discontinuation of treatment.
  • Perform as a member of Code Teams and Critical Care Response Team
  • Perform airway management including intubations and tracheostomy tube insertions.
  • Management of tracheostomy patients, including tracheostomy care, changes/removal, and corking trials.
  • Perform insertion of arterial lines.
  • Administer pharmaceutical substances required and appropriate for respiratory care.
  • Perform related diagnostic tests including procurement and interpretation of arterial blood gases, assisting with bronchoscopies.
  • Educate patients, families, caregivers and health care professionals in respiratory care.
  • Demonstrate the ability to lift and position patients and manage related equipment to assist with lifts.
  • Provide support for quality improvement initiatives on the unit related to respiratory management.


  • 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
  • Bilingualism in French/English an asset

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 Part Time Temporary position for approximately 6 months, with 8 & 12 hour shifts, all shifts, including weekends and on-call, in the Medicine-Respirology Unit. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan.

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.

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.

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