TEMPORARY FULL-TIME REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST- for a duration of approximately 6 months - 2 positions

Posting #083-2021

Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital, Respiratory Therapy




Posting #083-2021

TEMPORARY FULL-TIME REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST- for a duration of approximately 6 months

 2 positions available


As part of the inter-professional team, the Registered Respiratory Therapist plays an essential role in providing quality and patient/family centered care.  The Registered Respiratory Therapist provides therapeutic and diagnostic services to patients with compromised cardio-respiratory status and related conditions. 

Job Duties

  • The Respiratory Therapist will provide care to patients and support to the health care team within multiple departments including; Pulmonary Function Lab, ICU, Acute Medicine, Surgical Inpatients, Perioperative Care, and the Emergency Department
  • Position Available Immediately

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate of an accredited program in Respiratory Therapy
  • Current general registration in good standing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)
  • Current BCLS certification required
  • Current ACLS certification preferred
  • Current NRP certification preferred
  • Neonatal/ pediatric experience preferred
  • Recent 2 years experience within an adult acute care setting
  • Demonstrated skills and ability in ECG interpretations, pressure monitoring, airway management and mechanical ventilation
  • Demonstrated proficiency in adult oral endotracheal intubation, adult arterial blood gas sampling, and adult tracheostomy management and care
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the respiratory care, support and critical care management of adult critical care patients
  • Demonstrated knowledge and maintenance of respiratory, resuscitation and anesthesia related equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge, assessment and perfom pulmonary function testing
  • Demonstrated ability to perform venipuncture and vascular access
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development and self-directed learning
  • Demonstrated ability to assess concurrent demands, set priorities, organize work and maintain accuracy and concentration during periods of high activity
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as an active member of the health care team
  • Demonstrated excellence in attendance
  • Understanding and use of good body mechanics
  • Basic computer skills in a Windows environment

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity may submit a resume

 by email to humanresources@mha.tvh.ca no later than April 23, 2021

Accommodations are available on request for interviews and other selection processes

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Successful candidates, as a condition of job offer, would be required to provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police check (original document) completed in the last 12 months prior to commencing employment

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