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Reporting clinically to the Chief Practice Leader, Respiratory Therapy and administratively to the Manager, Health Services, maintains a clinical caseload and provides direct care and education to patients with a variety of respiratory illnesses; performs various respiratory therapy functions such as, but not limited to pulmonary function tests, methacholine challenge tests, exercise oximeter studies, exercise-induced asthma studies and overnight oximetry studies; provides input into the planning, development and evaluation of respiratory services within an assigned area.
Education and Experience
Graduation from an approved Respiratory Therapy program. Two (2) years' recent related clinical experience in an acute care setting, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Successful completion of the Canadian Board of Respiratory Care (CBRC) credentialing exam and eligible for membership with the Canadian Society of Respiratory Therapists (CSRT).
Current CPR Level "C" or equivalent and Neonatal Program (NRP) certification.
Skills and Abilities