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Respiratory Therapist - Casual (2019-148)

Choose Collingwood General & Marine Hospital:

Explore a role with Collingwood General & Marine Hospital (CGMH) and live your ideal lifestyle. Located on the shores of Georgian Bay, you have the opportunity to enjoy the 4-season recreational community.

CGMH is a 70-bed facility serving more than 60,000 permanent residents and 3.5 million annual visitors to the communities of Wasaga Beach, Collingwood, Clearview and the Blue Mountains. CGMH is an acute care hospital providing emergency care, diagnostic services including lab, imaging and cardio respiratory therapy, as well as two inpatient units (medicine and surgery). In addition, CGMH provides care in specialty areas including obstetrics, orthopaedics, intensive care and surgery. The Hospital also provides outpatient care including dialysis and a wide range of clinics including mental health and rehabilitation services. There are endless opportunities for families, adventure seekers, boaters, foodies and so much more.

Corporate Culture:

At Collingwood General & Marine Hospital, we are anchored by our vision, mission and values and guided by our strategic directions. If you exhibit the core values of CGMH; Inclusive, Caring, Accountable, Respect, Excellence, Teamwork, Adaptable, we want you to join us in providing exceptional services to our patient and their families.

The Opportunity:

Assess, treat, and care for patients of a broad age range. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment.


College Diploma from Respiratory Program

CBRC exam completed

General Certificate of Registration with the CRTO

Must have current NRP, ACLS and BCLS

Must strive to continuously provide a safe and supportive environment for patients, staff, physicians, and volunteers

Must adhere to the duties of workers, as stipulated in the Occupational Health and Safety Act

Must have an ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) in the English language in order to provide excellent communication with team members, patients and families. Ability to communicate in additional language(s) is considered an asset.

Must have basic computer skills

Must be dedicated to professional growth & development

Must be able to perform all bona fide and essential duties of the position, which may

include physical demands such as moving/transferring patients, pushing, pulling, bending, etc.

Must have demonstrated excellent attendance/performance record

Excellent organization and prioritization skills

Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with other members of the health care team

Preferred Experience/Education



Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide Respiratory Therapy coverage to the hospital - including the adult/paediatric and neonatal population.

Evaluate patients and recommend treatment plan.

Teaching and counseling patients/families.

Promoting continuous quality improvement.

Perform timely and accurate documentation.

Perform Electrocardiogram (ECG) tests.

Conduct pulmonary function testing.

More Information:

Location: Cardio-Respiratory

Employment Type: Casual

Start Date: In line with the next Hospital Orientation Intake

Hours of Work: Days, evenings, nights and weekends. Please be reminded that as a Hospital, in order to provide the necessary patient care, our operations run 24/7. Therefore, depending on the program for which you are applying, it may be an expectation that you are available to work week days and weekends, as well as all shifts - days, evenings, and nights.

Wage: 32.60-45.95

Benefits:This position also includes 8% vacation pay and 14% pay in lieu of benefits as well as access to the Employee & Family Assistance Program and access to CGMH Perkopolis discounts. CGMH endorses the Health Care Providers Group Insurance Plan which provides Group Benefits for you and your eligible dependents by enrollment only.


If you are interested in joining our inspiring team, please apply online before 11:59pm EST on the posting close date by submitting an updated copy of your resume and cover letter in PDF or Word format.

Due to the volume of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please be advised that as part of the mandatory screening process CGMH requires professional references, verification of academic training, professional accreditation, plus a current Police Vulnerable Sector Check.

Collingwood General and Marine Hospital is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. We encourage all qualified individuals including visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2s+ persons, and others who may contribute to a diverse workplace to apply. If contacted regarding a competition, please advise Human Resources of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

Application Submissions Closed

Sorry we are no longer accepting applications for this career.

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