Location: Sites throughout NL Health Services Western Zone
2024 Respiratory Therapist New Graduates
Hours Based on the needs of the department.
Salary CG-34 ($31.16 - $34.71 per hour)
Competition Number WH- 2023001288
Posted Date 25 September 2023
Closing Date Open until filled
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people. NLHealthServices.ca
The Respiratory Therapist's responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Mechanical ventilation, airway management (intubation/extubation), arrest and trauma code teams, critical patient transport (internal and external), respiratory diagnostics, general therapeutics, and computerized pulmonary function studies, etc. This position maintains accountability to the Respiratory Professional Practice Consultant for professional integrity and practice issues.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Constantly moves/lifts up to 10 lbs, regularly moves/lifts up to 25 lbs. and occasionally is required to reposition/move up to 30 lbs. Pushes/pulls up to medium force.
Constantly walks/stands with occasional fast pace/run; works in awkward positions to perform/assist with procedures.
Constantly uses fine finger/precision, auditory, sensory, and visual concentration to provide clinical interventions, assess/monitor patients, to complete documentation, etc.
May be subject to time pressures/deadlines and subject to lack of control over work pace.
Graduation from an accredited academic program in Respiratory Therapy is required.
Proof of current registration from the NL Council of Health Professionals is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.
Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.
Applicants are responsible for providing a copy of their resume, a copy of their high school and practical nursing diplomas, proof of registration, and the names of two employment references. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.
To apply, go to https://employment.westernhealth.nl.ca. If you are having issues when using eRecruit, please email [email protected]. Note: This email address does not accept applications.
Thank you for your interest in Western Health. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.