Respiratory Therapist (12-month contract)

Employer: Vitalaire
Job Title: Respiratory Therapist (12-month contract)
Location: Halifax, NS

Job Description

Company presentation: VitalAire Canada is the Canadian home healthcare subsidiary of Air Liquide, the world leader in gases, medical technologies and services for Industry and Healthcare. VitalAire empowers patients who have sleep apnea or require home oxygen therapy through ongoing respiratory support and compliance. Here is what you will do: VitalAire Canada is currently recruiting for a Respiratory Therapist/RN at our Halifax branch (12-month contract position). The Clinical Sleep Consultant provides all respiratory services with a focus on Sleep Diagnostics and Therapeutics to the client while collaborating with referring physicians and ensuring patient safety. The incumbent will work directly with all clients, referral sources and funding agencies to deliver high quality clinical evidence based care Conducts appointments and sets up equipment for sleep diagnostic testing Evaluate client therapies and determine respiratory treatment plans in consultation with physicians Initiates PAP therapy when prescribed, while providing product/service education Provides regular follow-up to clients to evaluate effects of therapeutic care Responsible for maintaining updated education related to the position Actively promotes related products and provides solutions to client needs Responsible for the cleaning and disinfection of all equipment Improve the operation of the branch by evaluating processes and workflow, and participating in quality improvement activities Responsible for quality documentation and administrative tasks Complies to and maintains knowledge of all funding processes and systems. Participates in oxygen duties and other respiratory services when required Instructs, supervises, and evaluates new staff and students when necessary Here is what you will need: Registered Respiratory Therapist/RN Licensed to practice with the provincial governing body Knowledge of Obstructive Sleep Apnea and CPAP therapy Working knowledge of Microsoft, Google applications, and Android College Certificate or Diploma in a Technical/ Medical Science field where permitted Agreeing to disclose your COVID-19 vaccination status, as a condition of employment Agreeing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to maintain such fully vaccinated status, as a condition of employment Here is why you should join: Competitive salary and vacation pay Competitive benefit package Standard working hours for better work/life balance Additional Information: At Air Liquide, we value the health and safety of our customers, patients and employees. As such, we strongly encourage everyone to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and all future employees will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to maintain such fully vaccinated status. VitalAire provides equal opportunities for all applicants and is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing Date

Friday, 26 August 2022

How To Apply

Please send your resume directly to Julia Ermurachi at:

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1959 Upper Water Street, Suite 1301
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3N2