Current Employment Opportunities - The Regional Municipality of Halton

Job Posting

Primary Care Paramedic

Department:

Health

Division/Location:

Paramedic Services

Position:

Primary Care Paramedic

Pay range:

$34.38 -  $38.19 per hour OPSEU Local 207

 

Note:

Applicants will be considered for the selection process 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 candidates who meet the requirements will be allowed to challenge the process.

 

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

 

We will be communicating with candidates via email with instructions on registering for the written exam portion of the competition. Please ensure to provide a valid email address and to check all folders including junk and spam for our communications.

 

Preferred Background for Primary Care Paramedic:
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.  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. 

 

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.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

 

Posted:

December 4, 2017

Posting Expires:

December 31, 2017

Posting #:

H-431-17

 

Halton Region is pleased to accommodate applicants who have a disability.  Please inform Human Resources at
905-825-6000 ext. 7700 if you require a disability related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process.

NOTE:  Personal information collected through the job application process will only be used for the purpose of determining qualifications for employment.

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