RPN/RN/RRT (6 Months Contract)

Employer
Medigas
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Posted
December 21, 2021
Closes
January 25, 2022
Ref
2837592305
Work Setting
Other - Work Setting
Hours
Full-time
Job Description
At Medigas, the healthcare division of Linde Canada, Inc., you'll join talented and diverse people throughout Canada, all working hard to make a difference in our client's lives and make our organization successful. You will work to support, develop and implement challenging and meaningful client-focused programs and you will be trusted to take on responsibility early in your career. Our employees' contributions are valuable to our company, our clients, our communities and our shareholders.

Since the late 1960s, Medigas has been a leader in serving the Canadian healthcare market with the provision of home oxygen therapy, respiratory services, medical gases and related medical equipment. Everything we do is born out of our commitment to help people live better lives and to support the medical professionals who make it all possible.

Primary Purpose

The Healthcare Professional is responsible for initiation of prescribed respiratory therapy in the Medigas office, or the client home including assessment, education, documentation, and follow-up to ensure equipment performance and client compliance. Promotion of Medigas products and services to referral sources, including educational in-services to medical/healthcare communities is an integral part of the job.

Key Accountabilities
  • Initiate and monitor of prescribed respiratory therapy in clients' homes including assessments, education, documentation and follow up to ensure equipment performance and client compliance with therapy
  • Delivery and exchange of equipment in client's homes may include heavy lifting of equipment up to 60lbs
  • In home client visits may include long distance travel
  • In office consultations with sleep and oxygen clients
  • Conduct respiratory equipment in-service training with various community partners
  • Promotion of products and services to referral sources.
  • Build and maintain high quality client and referral relationships
  • Perform all job duties in compliance with Safety standards;
  • Support in the training and development of new employees as needed
  • Participate in a regular on-call rotation
  • Other duties as required


Required Qualifications

Education
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist or a Registered Nurse with current registration
  • RPN/LPN with current registration


Experience
  • Minimum 2 years related experience preferred
  • Homecare and sales experience an asset


Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Attention to detail and results oriented
  • Able to work under pressure and have strong sense of urgency
  • Must possess commitment to client and personal safety
  • Maintain client confidentiality
  • Clear Driving record/abstract
  • Proof of full vaccination against the COVID-19 virus is required for this role. Fully vaccinated means having received the full series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) (e.g. two doses of a two-dose vaccine series, or one dose of a single-dose vaccine series), and having received the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior.


Nature and Scope

Contacts:
  • District Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Region/Area Business Managers
  • All store staff and distribution


Level of Responsibility:
  • Responsible for safety and security of any company assets
  • Responsible for mileage report daily
  • Responsible for sales performance in their stores
  • Responsible for clinical management of clients


Decision-Making Authority:
  • Any variations outside the standard operating procedures should be approved by the District Manager, Sales Manager or Region/Area Business Manager


Physical and Sensory Demands:
  • Lifting up to 60 lbs.
  • Walking on uneven surfaces on customer sites
  • Walking in inclement weather
  • Required to be seated for extended periods of time (driving to client sites, admin paperwork)


Working Environment:
  • Working out of a store
  • Interacting with clients within store locations and client residence
  • Driving to client and/or referral sites


Linde Canada Inc. is committed to employment equity for women, aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Interested candidates from these groups are encouraged to apply.

Linde Canada Inc. is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. Applicants requiring accommodation during the recruitment and selection process are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. We will work with you to meet your needs.

Linde has an extensive background check process which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background review, pre-employment medical, driver's license and abstract review, and may also include reference checks, employment and education verification.
Company DescriptionMedigas is singularly committed to helping people live better lives and supporting the medical professionals who make it all possible. For 50 years, Medigas has been providing physicians and their patients with home oxygen therapy, sleep therapy and home medical equipment. Throughout Canada, our name has become synonymous with quality home healthcare.