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Respiratory Therapist - General Duty
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Respiratory Therapist - General Duty
Permanent Casual
Respiratory Therapy
12 hour days, nights weekends
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Healthcare Professional
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Date Posted:
January 23, 2019
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Southlake Regional Health Centre is a full-service and award-winning hospital with a provincial mandate to deliver advanced diagnostic and treatment services. Recognized nationally and internationally for outstanding dedication to the delivery of safe, quality healthcare services and its commitment to creating and sustaining a vibrant culture, Southlake has also received the highest possible designation from Accreditation Canada; one of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures Award.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced registered respiratory therapist with a passion for patient education. The ideal candidate will have experience as an asthma and COPD educator. Adept at performing spirometry, coupled with superb communication skills, the successful candidate has demonstrated evidence of working in an inter-professional team environment. The successful candidate will be expected to work in all practice areas including ED, PFT, Wards, ICU, CVICU and to work 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts, both days and nights as well as weekends.


• RRT registered with the College of Respiratory Therapists in the General Class
• Practice according to the standards and guidelines set out by the College
• BCLS and NRP required
• Experience with asthma and COPD patient education preferred
• Knowledge of adult education principles an asset
• ACLS preferred
• Experience working with paediatrics and neonates preferred
• Participates in the CRTO’s Quality Assurance Program
• Demonstrates excellence in communication, both written and verbal
• Demonstrates willingness to work in an inter-professional environment
• Commitment to inter-professional teaching and learning
• Analysis / problem assessment
• Innovative and willing to learn
• Commitment to customer service and teamwork
• Demonstrates individual leadership skills

At Southlake Regional Health Centre, 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 and serve, including those with disabilities. Southlake Regional Health Centre 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.

It is the responsibility of all Southlake Regional Health Centre employees to work in a safe manner and promote health and safety in the workplace.

Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
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