- Perform diagnostic tests to evaluate lung function, including spirometry, body plethysmography, diffusion capacity, airway resistance, MIPs/MEPs, oximetry and others based on current diagnostic theory.
- Monitor and assess patients' respiratory status and make appropriate adjustments to therapy.
- Educate patients and their families on respiratory care techniques and equipment usage.
- Collaborate with healthcare team members to develop and implement patient care plans.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
- Liase with patients, physicians and other healthcare providers to collect sufficient data to diagnose or evaluate a patient's medical condition including follow up evaluation.
- Maintain equipment to determine its ongoing effectiveness, accuracy and precision including equipment calibration, ordering supply parts and troubleshooting equipment.
- Administer inhaled medication or supplemental oxygen as needed.
- Valid registration with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario.
- Valid ACLS Certification.
- Demonstrated skill in respiratory assessment, critical thinking and decision making.
- Proficiency in computer technology (ex SentrySuite, Microsoft Excel, Accuro and others) relevant to all pertinent documentation and workload data collection.
- Commitment to principles of patient-centred care.
- Knowledge of a Safety Culture in compliance with Ontario regulations.
- Superior interpersonal and communication skills.
Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may perform other related duties as negotiated, to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Job Types: Casual, Part-time, Full-time
Part-time hours: 16-40 per week
Salary: From $35.00 per hour
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
Work Location: In person
Expected start date: 2023-10-03