Emergency Medical Responder

Alberta Health Services - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:Description:
As an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR), you will transport ill or injured patients from scenes of emergency and/or between facilities. This includes operating ambulances or other modes of transportation; assessing emergency scenes and patients; providing simple treatments and completing required documentation including patient care reports. Alberta Health Services EMS requires the proof of the successful completion of the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test via the certificate provided by the Lifemark organization for all applicants external to AHS or internal to AHS, who do not already hold a clinical position within AHS EMS (VESST, Clinical Educator, EMR, PCP, ACP and Community Paramedic). Your F.A.R.E. test must be completed within 6 months of the date of your application. Alberta Health Services EMS may verify results with Lifemark to ensure the candidate has successfully completed the test. Please contact Lifemark at www.lifemark.ca/alberta-health-services to find more information on the F.A.R.E. test and how to book your evaluation. You will assist with ensuring that ambulances or other Emergency Medical Services (EMS) vehicles, such as transfer vans, are properly stocked and equipped.

Classification: Emergency Medical Respond 2088
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: EMS CALGARY ZONE IFT
Primary Location: Transportation CHR Patients
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 20-SEP-2019
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 30-SEP-2019
Hours per Shift: 10
Length of Shift in weeks: 3
Shifts per cycle: 12
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
Days Off: As Per Rotation
Minimum Salary: $20.25
Maximum Salary: $23.67
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of an accredited Emergency Medical Responder or Primary Care Paramedic program. Active registration with Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP) as an Emergency Medical Responder. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP). Must hold a valid Class 4 Alberta Operator's Licence with no more than six (6) demerits. Completion of the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test taken no more than six months prior to the application date.

Additional Required Qualifications:
Heart and Stroke Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BCLS-HCP) certification (Level C) Candidates external to AHS EMS, or internal candidates who do not hold a clinical position are required to complete the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test via Lifemark. The F.A.R.E. test must be completed within 6 months of the date of your application. Additional Education relevant to the position.

Preferred Qualifications:
Completion of post-secondary education. Leadership experience. Experience in the following areas: Honor Guard, Rapid Access Paramedic, Public Order, Flights. Experience working in: Metro EMS, Suburban-Rural EMS or Intra-facility transport. Experience with the practices and procedures within the Calgary Zone; within the past 3 years. Active casual within the Calgary Zone. Successful completion of a Temporary-Full-time position where the vacancy resides.