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Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists

National Occupation Code (NOC): 3214

Respiratory therapists assist physicians in the diagnosis, treatment and care of patients with respiratory and cardiopulmonary disorders. Clinical perfusionists provide technical support to patients undergoing cardiac surgery and patients requiring cardio-respiratory support. Cardiopulmonary technologists assist physicians in the technical aspects of diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular and pulmonary disease. Respiratory therapists are employed in hospitals, extended care facilities, public health centres and respiratory home care companies. Clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists are primarily employed in hospitals. Respiratory therapists, clinical perfusionists and cardiopulmonary technologists who are supervisors or instructors are included in this unit group.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Anesthesia Technologist
  • Cardiopulmonary Technician
  • Cardiopulmonary Technologist
  • Cardiopulmonary Technology Instructor
  • Cardiopulmonary Technology Supervisor
  • Cardiovascular Perfusion Clinical Instructor
  • Cardiovascular Perfusion Instructor
  • Cardiovascular Perfusion Supervisor
  • Cardiovascular Perfusion Technologist
  • Cardiovascular Perfusionist
  • CCP (certified Clinical Perfusionist)
  • Certified Clinical Perfusionist (CCP)
  • Chief Perfusionist
  • Chief Respiratory Technologist
  • Clinical Perfusion Clinical Instructor
  • Clinical Perfusion Supervisor
  • Clinical Perfusionist
  • Extracorporal Circulation Technologist
  • Extracorporal Technician
  • Extracorporal Technologist
  • Inhalation Technologist
  • Oxygen Therapy Technician
  • Perfusion Technologist
  • Perfusionist
  • Polysomnographic Technologist
  • Pulmonary Function Technologist
  • Registered Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Respiratory Technician
  • Respiratory Technologist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapy Chief
  • Respiratory Therapy Clinical Instructor
  • Respiratory Therapy Supervisor
  • RRT (registered Respiratory Therapist)
  • Cardiopulmonary Technologist
  • Cardiovascular Perfusion Supervisor
  • Cardiovascular Perfusionist
  • Certified Clinical Perfusionist (CCP)
  • Chief Respiratory Technologist
  • Clinical Perfusionist
  • Perfusionist
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Respiratory Therapy Chief
  • Respiratory Therapy Clinical Instructor
  • Anesthesia Technologist
  • Polysomnographic Technologist

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