Paramedic

Industrial Paramedic Services - Calgary, AB (10 months ago)

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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
Requirements/ Education
  • ACP registered
  • WHIMIS/TDG/IPS New Hire Training
  • H2S Alive and PST/CSTS
  • ACLS
  • Class 5 (or equivalent) Driver’s License
Other Skills/Abilities:
  • 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
Working Conditions:
  • 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
Leadership
  • Provides education and development to junior staff
Supervision:
  • Works under limited supervision
  • Reports to Operations Manager
NOTE: 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