Community Paramedic (2 positions)

Siksika Health Services - Siksika, AB (30+ days ago)

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The Siksika Community Paramedic(s) (CP) are integral members of Siksika’s Clinical Services team, providing medical interventions and treatments for patients in the community, for new or chronic health concerns not requiring acute care assessment, and not well managed due to homelessness, mental health, addiction, physical mobility, transportation, or other barriers to care. The CP will support harm reduction efforts and provide opioid addiction response services for at-risk community members, including follow-up of patients after an overdose; connecting patients with the Siksika opioid agonist therapy (OAT) clinic; helping to manage symptoms of withdrawal from drugs; initiating treatment with suboxone if OAT is not immediately available; and supporting existing ODT care plans in collaboration with primary care providers on and off reserve.

Job Type: Contract

Language:

  • English (Required)