Respiratory Therapist I

City Abbotsford
Job ID 2022-18553
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Respiratory Therapy
Posting Date
9 months ago(8/24/2022 6:35 PM)
Employment Type
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0715-1915; 1915-0715
Days Off
Respiratory Therapy
Salary at Time of Posting
$36.35 - $45.38 / hour

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations.


Our team of nearly 45,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.


We have exciting opportunities to work casual as a Respiratory Therapist at Abbotsford Regional Hospital in Abbotsford, BC.


Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines).  Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.


Fraser Health values diversity in the work force and strives to maintain an environment of Respect, Caring and Trust. Fraser Health’s hiring practices aspire to ensure all individuals are treated in an inclusive, equitable, and culturally safe manner.


Detailed Overview

Performs diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to respiratory therapy: assists with in-service education and provides input into program development.


  1. Performs diagnostic and therapeutic assessments, interventions and follow-ups as related to respiratory therapy such as assisting with cardiopulmonary resuscitation and providing support initiating/maintaining mechanical ventilation support of adults, children and infants, providing airway management, patient evaluation, and daily care of patients as prescribed.

  2. Maintains documentation by ensuring reports, records and workload statistics are complete and accurate according to established departmental standards.

  3. Participates in the interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss patient care goals, therapeutic/diagnostic strategies and program related issues.

  4. Monitors and performs required maintenance, cleaning, calibration, evaluation and quality control of respiratory and related equipment: reports supply needs as required; maintains relevant logs/reports.

  5. Participates in quality improvement activities such as the development, implementation and evaluation of written procedures and standards, development of assessment forms and patient materials, and program descriptions as required.

  6. Provides in-service education as required.

  7. Participates in meetings and departmental committees and contributes to problem identification and resolution.

  8. Participates in Respiratory Therapy student education and various in-services for staff and the community as required.

  9. Performs other related duties as required.


Education and Experience

Graduation from an accredited Respiratory Therapy program. Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care credentialing exam. Eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT) and British Columbia Society of Respiratory Therapists (BCSRT).

Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Level C. Possession of and maintained Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certification.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to deal with others effectively.

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.

  • Ability to operate related equipment.

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.


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