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Temporary position, unionized or unionizable nonunionized

Inhalothérapeute – Kuujjuaq Home Care 2000-359

Ungava Tulattavik Health Centre, Kuujjuaq
2020 March 30

STATUS:                               Temporary full-time for one year with possibility of prolongation (35h/week)

SUPERVISOR:                     Head of programs Home Care

STARTING DATE:             As soon as possible



Under the responsibility of the Head of Program Home Care, the person plans, coordinates and monitors respiratory therapy needs of the home-care clients. He/she monitors home users requiring care and / or support devices according to their respiratory condition in the territory of CSTU. He/she assesses the need for equipment and ensures the proper functioning of respiratory equipment belonging to home care, through audits and interviews. She is in charge of the screening, interpretation and follow-up of people referred for sleep apnea problems. He/she ensures that services are deliver in the respect of Inuit traditions, culture and language. He/she works in a multi-disciplinary team and has to collaborate with other service providers to ensure the complementarity of services. He/she visits the different points of service distributed along the territory served by the CSTU to provide services in all communities. He/she teaches clients, their families and intervenants. He/she has to develop protocols, tools, proceedings and ensure that everything is in harmony with the practice guidelines.


Have a college diploma specializing in respiratory therapy techniques, recognized by the Quebec Ministry of Education.
Minimum of 2 years experience as respiratory therapist.
Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the management of sleep apnea issues
Have a minimum of 2 years in sleep apnea screening and follow up
Know the programming and monitoring of CPAP devices.
Have expertise in the management of sleep apnea screening devices.
Relevant work experience in the Health and Social Services network.
Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
Good adaptation capacity.
Experience in remote areas would be an asset.
Good management of stress.
Bilingual French and English, spoken and written; knowledge of Inuktitut would be an asset
Ability to work in consultation with dispersed staff in communities
Available to travel to communities.
Valid driver's license

Conditions and benefits

SALARY:                              Min: 829.50 $      Max: 1299.55 $/ weekly

ISOLATION PREMIUM:   191.93$ or 338.29$ / wkly., as per the family status

HIGH LIVING COST OF LIVING PREMIUM:  59.14 $ / wkly., or more as per the family status

POSTING PERIOD             From 2020-03-16 to 2020-03-30, inclusively


IMPORTANT INFORMATION :  If you are now working within "le Réseau de la santé et des services sociaux" you are entitled to ask for a "congé sans solde nordique pour oeuvrer dans un établissement nordique".


If you have a desire of a professional experience in a Nordic context, we invite you to join our team.  Anyone recruited in Quebec more than 50 kilometers from the locality where he is required to perform his duties, shall be entitled to : three or four vacation trips per year (as per the family status), housing provided free of charge (transit or shared lodging if necessary) moving and storage expenses.  We invite you to visit the following Website, you will find additional information about our Health Center :  www.health-social-services.ca

Additional details

Send your application in French and English by-email: emploi.cstu@ssss.gouv.qc.ca

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