Anesthesia Assistant (RT20)
in Bathurst, NB

Bathurst, NB
$25.90 - $32.36 / hour
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Competition Number: 6-21817 EXT

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

BARGAINING UNIT: MSP

ZONE: Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY: Chaleur Regional Hospital

DEPARTMENT: Respiratory Therapy

CLASSIFICATION: Anesthesia Assistant (RT20)

STATUS: Temporary full-time (approximately 2 years)

FTE: 1.0

ANTICIPATED START DATE: As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK:

8-hour shifts - Rotation
Possibility of standby and call-back
Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

JOB SUMMARY:

The successful candidate will assist the anesthesiologist in the assessment and treatment of the patient as well as in patient education. This person will be responsible for assisting with the set-up and management of ventilation, maintenance of vital functions, invasive and non-invasive monitoring and respiratory assistance in the operating room or any other location in the facility where anesthesia services may be required. The successful candidate must be able to report to work within 20 minutes when on stand-by and call-back duty. This person will also carry out all other related duties, as per the needs of the department.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree from a recognized program for anesthesia assistants or completion of degree after starting the position;
  • Registered with the New Brunswick Association of Respiratory Therapists;
  • Certificat in BLS (Basic Life Support) and maintin the certification;
  • Proven skills in developing a treatment and therapy plan in collaboration with the patient, their loved ones and the interdisciplinary team;
  • Proven ability to organize and manage assigned workload;
  • Proven ability to fulfill their role in a changing work environment;
  • Proven skills in communication and interpersonal relations with the care team;
  • Practical computer skills;
  • Strong interest furthering own knowledge;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required.

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.
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About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

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