Cardio-Pulmonary Technician

  • Humber River Health
  • Jun 11, 2024

Job Description

Humber River Health. Lighting New Ways In Healthcare.


Since opening our doors in 2015 as North America’s first fully digital hospital and we remain unwavering in our belief that we can change the hospital where we work, the community where we live, and the world of healthcare beyond our borders. Serving a community of 850,000 residents in North West Toronto, Equity Inclusivity and active participation in the North West Toronto Ontario Health Team are key initiatives important to our Team.  At Humber River Health, we use a custom combination of technology and clinical expertise to rebuild elements of care. We make technology work for staff and physicians; giving them more time to spend with patients, to eliminate inefficiencies, and to reduce the chance of errors. Humber River Health is formally affiliated with both the University of Toronto and Queen’s University and committed to becoming a community academic hospital. Clinical Excellence, Optimizing Care through Technology and Community Connection frame our Research Strategy.   


At Humber River Health, we’re not hoping for a renaissance, we are making it happen. As part of our dynamic team, you can lead the way, as we continue our journey towards high reliability care!


We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Full Time Cardio-Pulmonary Technician to join our Pulmonary Function Lab team.


Reporting Relationship: Manager of Allied Health
Hourly Rate Range: $33.94 - $39.07

Location:  Wilson Site

Hours of work: Monday to Friday Days and rotating Saturdays.
Employee Group: OPSEU 577




  • Perform routine diagnostic tests, which include spirometry, walking oximetry, diffusion testing, lung volumes, airway resistance, respiratory muscle forces, bronchial provocation testing, Methacholine testing, and any other diagnostic testing for both in and outpatients according to the policy and procedure manual
  • Provide education to patients during testing and answer any questions they may have.
  • Calibrate, clean, and maintain diagnostic equipment and recognize when equipment malfunctions.
  • Document and maintain accurate patient records and observations.
  • Assist with the ordering and maintaining of departmental supplies and documentation of equipment calibration logs, equipment maintenance, and supply inventory.
  • Assists in quality control of testing equipment and quality assurance audits.
  • Ensure patient confidentiality, safe, accurate and reliable testing.
  • Make sure that implementation of safety protocols is in place.
  • Maintain and follow all infection control procedures.
  • May be required to lead in-service trainings and help during new-employee orientation



  • Graduate from an Accredited Cardio-pulmonary or Pulmonary Function program or B.Sc. in Human Physiology, Biology, and Kinesiology
  • Registered and in good standing with the Canadian Association of Cardio-Pulmonary Technologists (CACPT) or Student/Eligible registration and will challenge & pass the CACPT examination within 2 year of hiring (completion of 1800 hours practice).
  • Certification and bi-annual maintenance of Basic Cardiac Life Support.
  • Experience and training in pulmonary function testing and cardio-pulmonary stress testing preferred.
  • Previous respiratory care experience, an asset. Previous experience working with patients in a hospital or clinic environment preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of pulmonary anatomy/physiology is essential.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, and documentation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and priority setting skills.
  • Ability to work well both autonomously and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and commitment to Humber River’s patient safety program.
  • Commitment to customer service, quality patient care, evidence based practice, and a clear understanding of professional standards.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 
  • Excellent attendance and discipline free record required. 


Why choose Humber River Health?


At Humber River Health, our staff, physicians, and volunteers are lighting new ways in healthcare. We are proud to be recognized as a part of Greater Toronto’s Top Employers by Mediacorp Canada Inc. We support employees by providing evidence-based leadership and cultivating a culture that consistently wows as a Huron Consulting hospital. We are a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN) and are deeply involved in research and academic collaboration. We are dedicated to high-quality patient care and demonstrate our values of compassion, professionalism, and respect.


Attracting and retaining a workforce that represents the diverse communities surrounding Humber River Health, is a priority.  We encourage applicants from all equity-deserving groups, including but not limited to, individuals who identity as Indigenous, racialized, seniors, persons living with disabilities, women, and those who identify as 2SLGBTQ.


Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.


Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process as well as during employment at Humber River Health. Please direct any accommodation requests to our recruitment team.


Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Humber River Health, all new hires must have received a complete COVID-19 vaccination series approved by Health Canada AND have received their most recent dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at least 14 days prior to their first date of employment. Medical exemptions or any other kind of requested exemption based upon the Hospital’s obligations pursuant to the Ontario Human Rights Code will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Job Category

Allied Profession