Position: Anaesthesia Assistant - Operating Room
Status: Temporary Full-Time (x1) Approx. 12 months
Dept/Health System: Operating Room - Mississauga Hospital
Posted: April 3, 2020
Internal Deadline: April 10, 2020
Trillium Health Partners (THP) is one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Comprised of the Credit Valley Hospital, the Mississauga Hospital and the Queensway Health Centre, Trillium Health Partners serves the growing and diverse populations of Mississauga, West Toronto and surrounding communities and is a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto.
Our Mission: A New Kind of Health Care for a Healthier Community
When we set out to build our vision and future, we connected with our community - patients, families, visitors, physicians, staff and volunteers. The foundational goals of our new strategic plan - quality, access and sustainability - anchor everything we do. Our mission for a new kind of health care is built on an inter-connected system of care organized around patients - inside and outside the hospital.
At THP, we are relentless in providing high quality, compassionate care to our communities and take great pride in fostering an inclusive and accessible environment and we are all accountable for contributing to a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing and promoting excellence in patient care though advancing patient and staff safety. If you are passionate about what you do, motivated to improve the health of the community, committed to excellence, quality and patient safety we would like you to join our Better Together team!
The successful candidate will join the perioperative team of a large community hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto Medical Academy. She/He will provide assistance to the Department of Anaesthesia with set up and monitoring of anaesthesia in the following areas: a busy Operating Room with 19,000 ambulatory and inpatient procedures annually including, oncology, acute care surgery, ophthalmology and pediatric services, and an obstetrical department with 5000 deliveries per year. The Department of Anesthesia includes expertise in regional anaesthesia with the current development of a regional block room facility. The Anaesthesia Assistant will provide quality services in accordance with professional standards, hospital policies, medical directives and physician orders and the strategic vision of the organization.
Assist with case preparation including patient assessment, patient positioning, performing and assisting with intubation, anesthesia and intravenous access for surgical patients:
Monitor anaesthetized patients in accordance with the medical directive
Administration of appropriate medications as directed
Ensure appropriate performance and maintenance of anaesthesia related equipment
Participate in quality improvement monitoring and other initiatives perioperative program
Collaborate with interdisciplinary perioperative team with reporting accountability to perioperative manager with professional accountability to Chief Anesthesia
Schedule expectations include: Monday to Friday 0730 to 2300, with future potential of additional weekend assignments
Certified Anaesthesia Assistant
A member in good standing with the College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario or the College of Nurses of Ontario
Possess a current B.C.L.S., NRP, and A.C.L.S.
Minimum three years experience as an RT or AA
Ability to teach Respiratory Therapy students
Superior organization and project management skills
Must be able to work under pressure and in emergency situations
Internal Candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Trillium Health Partners is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a healthy, safe and respectful environment for healing, based on our values compassion, excellence and courage. To be Better Together, we commit to fostering a respectful workplace culture that promotes a safe and supportive environment for everyone who provides care, supports caregiving, receives care or visits the hospital.
In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code Trillium Health Partners will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.
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Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Services Act.
We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.