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Respiratory Therapist – NICU – Temporary Part-time (until February 2022) (203502)

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted April 25, 2021.

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Respiratory Therapist – NICU – Temporary Part-time (until February 2022)  (203502) Toronto, ON, CA Posted: 12/26/2020 9:50:53 PM

We currently have a Temporary Part-time, 0.5 FTE (until approx. February 2022) opportunity for a Respiratory Therapist in the NICU department at our Bayview campus.

Summary of Duties:

Reporting to the Patient Care Manager, the RRT works at all times within an interprofessional model of care. S/he is responsible (within a family-centred and interprofessional model) for determining the best mode of oxygenation/ventilation delivery with respect to individual patient needs. S/he is responsible for monitoring and the assessment of ventilation in the neonatal population including, but not limited to, transcutaneous and saturation monitoring, capillary and arterial blood sampling.

The RRT will also be responsible for assessment, initiation and maintenance of airway including intubation. As an integral part of the team, the RRT attends all neonatal resuscitations and high risk deliveries as requested. The RRT is also fully involved with education and supervision of students (both respiratory therapy students and students of the interprofessional team).

Qualifications/Skills:

· Must be a Registered Respiratory Therapist certified by the College of Respiratory Therapy of Ontario (or graduate license)

· Graduate from an accredited institute of Respiratory Therapy

· Previous experience caring for Neonatal patients preferred

· Thoroughly familiar with and competent in all aspects of Respiratory Therapy

· Demonstrated clinical and technical ability

· Mature, independent and self-motivated

· Demonstrated ability to integrate and apply critical thinking skills

· Demonstrated ability to handle stressful environment

· Proven ability to work well in a team environment

· Current NRP and BCLS required

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in one document) quoting 203502 to:

Human Resources
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: visible minorities, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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