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Respiratory Therapist
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ALB00222793 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

This is a permanent full-time Respiratory Therapy I position and is based out of the Northwest Health Centre in High Level and is responsible for the Respiratory Therapy program in the communities of High Level, La Crete and Fort Vermilion. It is an opportunity to work to in a variety of clinical settings in a rural environment. This includes working with a multidisciplinary team in acute care, long term care and outpatient settings. This position will give you the opportunity to work with clients of all ages as you provide Respiratory Services to the area. The town of High Level is located in the scenic northwestern reaches of Alberta. Residents enjoy a wide range of indoor and outdoor recreational activities including fishing, golfing, hockey, hunting, camping and swimming, just to name a few. With a population of approximately 3,900 and serving a trade area of 26,000, High Level offers a bustling economy with the local service area committed to ensuring their residents have access to optimal healthcare. If you welcome a different pace of life and look for the chance to use the full scope of your clinical practice, High Level could be the place for you. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Northern Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $6,300. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay. Permanent and temporary employees working in excess of one (1) year whose work sites are above the 57th parallel are also eligible to receive an annual reimbursement of personal travel expenses to an annual maximum of $1,235. Eligible employees will be reimbursed for the cost of one (1) round trip, per calendar year, to any destination within Alberta. Travel must originate from a community above the 57th parallel to any destination within Alberta and cannot be carried over.

Description:

As a Respiratory Therapist I, you will assess patients (clients, resident), develop and implement respiratory therapy care plans and monitor their progress. You will be responsible for various diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and interventions. You will collaborate with various clinical teams and groups to enhance clinical outcomes. You will provide training and assist health care providers in the use and care of respiratory equipment as well as educate patients and their families regarding diseases, medications, equipment and treatments.

  • Classification: Resp Therapist I
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: North Zone Resp Services 2
  • Primary Location: High Level Northwest Health Ct
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 22-OCT-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 01-NOV-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 10
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $36.81
  • Maximum Salary: $47.30
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Required Qualifications:

Active or eligible registration with the College and Association of Respiratory Therapists of Alberta (CARTA).

Additional Required Qualifications:

As Required

Preferred Qualifications:

As Required

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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