The Paramedic provides onsite emergency medical services within an industrial environment, tending to both urgent and non-urgent medical needs.
Essential Job Functions:
- Medical assistance at accidents, emergencies and other related incidents, in an ambulance or MTC.
- Assesses the condition of patients at a clinic location.
- Respond to emergency calls 24/7
- Provides immediate course of treatment en route to hospital or on scene.
- Applies splints to limbs, dressing wounds, administering pain relief, oxygen, drips and fluids.
- Uses technical equipment, CPAP, AED, ECG in order to resuscitate and stabilize patients.
- May administer IV and Entonox
- May administer Oral Glucose, 050, and Epi
- Make available Over the Counter drugs (as required)
- Make available ASA8 I mg (as required)
- May administer Narcotics (as required)
- Completes procedures when necessary, such as intubation (insertion of a breathing tube), suturing etc.
- Monitors patient’s condition.
- Assesses whether and how to move patients and, where appropriate, the best location to transport them to.
- Liaises with members of other emergency services, such as the police, fire brigade and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate level of response is provided.
- Deals with members of the public/worksite present at the scene.
- Drives an ambulance or other rapid response vehicle.
- Cleans, decontaminates and checks vehicles, clinics, and equipment to maintain a state of operational readiness.
- Maintains medical documentation and reports on patient’s conditions.
- Attend daily safety meetings
- ACP registered
- WHIMIS/TDG/IPS New Hire Training
- H2S Alive and PST/CSTS
- Class 5 (or equivalent) Driver’s License
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Functional knowledge of computer operations, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
- Effectively organize and prioritize situations and activities ranging from urgent patient care issues to routine office and clinic duties
- Must be reliable, dependable and capable of working in a fast-paced team environment
- Able to travel via motor vehicle and air transport
- Variable schedule. Commonly 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off; 12 hours per day. Schedule may change frequently and without notice at any time.
- Day and night shifts. Will be required to remain on-site for duration of shift.
- On call 24hrs/day for emergency response or clinic coverage.
- May require lifting > 50 lbs. for short duration.
- The Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic may be required to do additional standby;
by and on-call duties depending on medical needs at the time.
- Exposure to medical occupational hazards (such as needle stick and pathogens)
- Frequent travel required
- Provides education and development to junior staff
- Works under limited supervision
- Reports to Operations Manager
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization