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Job Title:Respiratory Therapist, initial assignment Respirology Clinic – Ambulatory Care PSU
Reference #:19-153
Union: OPSEU
Supervisor: Manager Ambulatory Care
Salary:$35.09 to / à $42.65
Posted Date: 2019-03-13


The role of the respiratory therapist in the Ambulatory Care PSU involves responsibilities for assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and coordinating patient care for patient who are technology dependent and/or have sleep-disorder breathing. The respiratory therapist is a member of the multidisciplinary team within the PFT lab and will enhance the role of Case Management with the complex respiratory patient population.

The successful candidate will:

  • Provides diagnostic testing including pulmonary function, bronchial provocation and cardiopulmonary exercise testing
  • Utilize clinical practice guidelines, clinical pathways, medical directives, hospital policies and procedures to promote and implement evidence based practice
  • Collaborate with other team members with the planning and organization
  • Ensure safe and effective application of precise respiratory technological equipment to meet determined patient care goals
  • Administer medication via inhalation as per medical directives or physician order
  • Provide patient and family support and education
  • Participates in several interdisciplinary teams providing advice on respiratory management
  • Contribute to the orientation and education of various members of the interdisciplinary team as appropriate
  • Participate in quality assurance, research activities and workload measurement as appropriate
  • Demonstrate a commitment to professional respiratory therapy practice


  • Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)
  • Member of the College of Respiratory Therapy (General Certificate) (Essential)
  • BCLS (Essential)
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and collaborative practice skills (Essential)
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing education, including independent learning (Essential)
  • Degree in Health Sciences or related field (Preferred)
  • Member in good standing of the RTSO (Preferred)
  • Member in good standing of the CRST (Preferred)
  • PALS & and NRP certification (Preferred)
  • Minimum 3 years pediatric respiratory care experience (Preferred)
  • Experience in pulmonary function testing and case management with the complex respiratory patient population (Preferred)
  • Bilingualism (English/French) (Preferred)

* Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

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