Respiratory Therapist - Diploma

Job Details

RHA Job Number:
Number of Vacancies:
Respiratory Therapist
Saskatchewan Health Authority
Facility Name:
Employment Type:
Employment Term:
Full Time
Posting Date:
May 29, 2023
Closing Date:
May 29, 2024 17:00
Hours of Work:
In a week rotation:
Rate of Pay:
$36.459 to $44.475 (5 step range)

Job Description

The Respiratory Therapist is accountable for the operation of the respiratory service and provides effective, safe and accurate treatment of patients with respiratory and cardiac problems. The Respiratory Therapist reports to the Manager, Cinical Services ICU/PACU.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Diploma in Respiratory Therapy
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapist (C.S.R.T)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to accept responsibility when working with or on technical equipment which is life-supporting
  • Ability to assist in teaching new techniques and procedures to staff
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills utilizing sensitivity and courtesy when dealing with patients, staff and physicians
  • Must be self-motivated and confident in ability to work independently
  • Must have a good working knowledge of equipment and procedures in Adult, Pediatrics and Neonatal areas

Additional Information

448 hours of work in a 12 week rotation. Shifts (days, evenings, nights) including actual hours, date of commencement and temporary end dates are for informational purpose only and may be subject to change. An external successful applicant must provide a satisfactory and valid Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector query, before an Offer of Employment can be made.
Expected Start Date: June 6, 2023
FTE®: 1.00
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Organization & Community

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Saskatchewan Health Authority
Prince Albert

Community Description

Prince Albert is the 3rd largest city in Saskatchewan with a population of 39,737. Located in the broad valley of the North Saskatchewan River, near the geographical center of the province where the agricultural prairie of the south and the rich forest belt of the north meet. Highways 2, 11, 55, 302 and 3 all connect in Prince Albert. Within an hour’s drive, you will enjoy lakes, golf courses, ski trails, great fishing, hunting and other recreational opportunities. There is a vibrant arts community in Prince Albert and an Arts Centre that attracts numerous local and national events. There is sports center with an indoor soccer pitch, walking track, gym, climbing wall and gymnasium. PA is home to the WHL Raiders hockey team which practices and has games at the Art Hauser Centre. There is a gymnastic club, swim team, various dance studios and numerous city/community leagues for the sport enthusiast. There is a ski/snowboard hill and many cross country ski trails (some lite at night) at Little Red, a municipal park just outside of Prince Albert with numerous hiking/biking trails. There is no shortage of things to enjoy and do in and around Prince Albert.