Primary Care Paramedic

Halton Region - Halton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Applicants will be considered for interviews based on the information provided in their application to the Region of Halton including a current resume and cover letter. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration will be contacted.

There are multiple part-time and full-time positions available

Registration for the written exam portion of the competition will take place on Monday December 9, 2019. Please provide a valid email address and check all folders including junk and spam for our communication. Registration will be run on a first come first serve basis.

Halton Region serves more than 580,000 residents throughout Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville. We are committed to delivering high quality programs and services that make Halton a great place to live and work.

Joining Halton Region opens the door to a fulfilling career. Our comprehensive compensation, great benefits and employee recognition program are a few reasons why we are one of the GTA’s Top Employers.

We engage great people who contribute to meaningful work that makes a positive difference in our community. As an employee, you will be part of a progressive, service focused and award winning employer with a diverse and inclusive work environment. At Halton, you are encouraged to grow and succeed in your career and are recognized for your accomplishments and contributions.

Preferred Background:
Current certification as a Primary Care Paramedic is required with a diploma in Paramedic Studies from a MOH-LTC recognized paramedic program; EMCA or A-EMCA certified (or pending) by the Ontario Ministry of Health.We will only be accepting a valid PAA/PAE from OPPAT (Ottawa Paramedic Physical Abilities Test). Must be qualified to work in an ambulance in Ontario as required by the Ambulance Act and Regulations. Current certification in CPR and a valid ‘F’ class Ontario Driver’s license is required. Ability to work under stressful situations and exercise sound judgment in an emergency environment is essential. Must be able to work effectively and cooperatively with the entire healthcare team.

Working Conditions:
Candidates will be required to obtain local base hospital certification prior to completion of the orientation period. This position requires the incumbent to work various shifts including nights and weekends. The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Criminal Record Check, including a Vulnerable Sector Screen.

Duties:
Performs primary casualty care and under the direction of the Base Hospital Medical Director, controlled acts as approved. Advanced Care Paramedics perform primary care and advanced care as required.
Performs primary (PCP) / advanced (ACP) casualty care as above when functioning as a first responder.
Ensures security of vehicles, stations, equipment/supplies and controlled drugs at all times.
Ensures safe transportation and ongoing medical care for ill and/or injured patients to and from medical facilities or required destination.
Provides a detailed patient report to medical staff upon arrival at the receiving facility.
Completes Ambulance Call Reports/other documentation as required in a timely fashion.
Maintains contact/complies with the Central Ambulance Communications Centre at all times regarding vehicle movements, status of ambulances, call assignments and the transportation of patients to medical facilities or required destination.
Inspects the ambulance vehicle, patient care equipment and supplies to ensure they are maintained in a clean and functional state.
Completes vehicle check sheets as required.
Attends mandatory training programs, continuing medical education programs and divisional training programs as required.

Posted:
November 11, 2019

Posting Expires:
December 3, 2019

Posting #:
H-387-19

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