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SIDRA1519 - Respiratory Technician

Department: Allied Health Div
Division: Support Services Dept
Contract Type: Full Time
Closing Date: 30-Jun-2019
Organizational Profile:

Sidra Medicine is a state of the art academic medical center that will function to the level of the highest international standards. Its clinical focus is on the specialty care of women and children.

Sidra’s Vision is: “Sidra Medicine will be a beacon of learning, discovery and exceptional care, ranked among the top medical centers in the world”.

Achieving this vision will encompass three essential activities:

World Class: Patient and Family Centered Care Health Education Biomedical Discovery

Job Summary:

The  Respiratory Therapy Technician -Respiratory Therapy Services initiates the assembly, testing, and delivery of all Respiratory Care medical equipment, supplies, devices and consumables.  He/She will ensure that medical equipment and consumables are made available and placed for efficiency of access for staff and patient efficiency.   He/she will demonstrate professionalism in the planning and delivery of patient care at all times.

Reports to:         Supervisor-Respiratory Therapy Services.

Direct Reports: None

Key Accountabilities:
  • Collaborates with clinical Respiratory Therapy staff, management and representatives of Supply Chain to ensure that all medical devices, stock and supplies are available for patient care.
  • Under the direction of the Supervisor of Respiratory Therapy prepares and assembles medical devices for safety check.
  • Participates in the assembly, cataloging, mobilizing, and quality testing, of Respiratory Therapy medical devices during the pre-operational phase.
  • Delivers medical devices and oxygen cylinders to clinical areas, as required by the Supervisor of Respiratory Care, for patient use.
  • Performance of routine departmental safety checks as required.
  • Organizes supply areas to promote safety and efficiency.
  • Participates in quality improvement planning in relationship to equipment and stock management systems.
  • Tracks normal and high priority Health Devices Alerts from ECRI and FDA and reports applicable medical device reports to Respiratory Therapy Supervisor.
  • Fosters good working conditions and public relations for the organization.
  • Integrates ethical considerations and processes in all areas of responsibility.
  • Participates in Sidra commissioning and service activation activities as required.
  • As the project moves towards opening, the duties of the position will be revised.


  • Three year Diploma in Respiratory Therapy or equivalent Allied Health field and a minimum of 2 years relevant Respiratory Therapy experience.
  • Evidence of technical ability. CPR Certificate.
  • Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office, and Excel.
  • Ability to use search engines and data bases for internet research.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Sidra’s Organizational Values:
  • Trust: Being competent; acting consistently, reliably and predictably; acting with honesty and integrity; respecting patient, employee and commercial confidentiality; delivering on commitments
  • Care: Acting with empathy, kindness and compassion; being humble; listening and responding; acting with cultural sensitivity; Caring for patients and staff
  • Teamwork: Sharing information and knowledge and learning from demonstrated expertise; being respectful, and thereby earning respect of others; acting with professionalism; leading and following; collaborating and being accessible
  • Transparency: Frequent and honest communication; open access to information for decision making; willingly acknowledge shortcomings; speaking up about concerns; publishing performance indicators
  • Innovation: Freedom to innovate; welcoming ideas and encouraging creativity; supporting talent; creating confidence; celebrating successes
  • Efficiency: Providing measurable value; using data to drive decision making; having and achieving clear goals; building processes that work; continuously improving outcomes in patient and family care
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