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Job Title:
Advanced Care Paramedic

Posted Date:
7/23/2020
Closing Date:
8/6/2020
Functional Discipline:
Paramedicine
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Health Science Centre

Advanced Care Paramedic
6 Positions
Paramedicine - Transport
Temporary Call In
HoursBased on the needs of the department
SalaryCG37, ($32.72 - $36.55 per hour)
Competition Number2020003514
Posted Date23 July 2020
Closing Date06 August 2020


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Advanced Care Paramedic performs independent advanced medical care and intervention to patients at pre-hospital scene settings. This includes operating ambulances in responding to emergencies and routine calls; conducting physical examinations; performing comprehensive assessments and tests; interpreting a variety of tests and procedures; initiating a variety of advanced interventions; and performing other related duties as required. Work is performed with considerable independence and is reviewed through observation, examination of records and reports and the presence or absence of valid complaints. Advanced Care Paramedics report directly to the Operations Supervisors.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly moves, lifts, or carries patients or equipment ranging from 10 to 50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 100 lbs. in challenging environments and which is not always conducive to proper ergonomics. Position is rated heavy to very heavy.
Constantly bending, stretching, kneeling or pushing/pulling of stretchers (which require up to 35 lbs. of push/pull force or greater per employee as the terrain and weather conditions; sometimes in small and cramped spaces.
Visual concentration or alertness is required and there is frequent time pressures in the pre-hospital emergency setting.
Lack of control over work pace occurs due to unpredictable situations and/or call volume.

Job Qualifications
Completion of an Accredited Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) Program from Canadian Medical Association is required.
Current registration with the Provincial Medical Oversight Program as an ACP at the time of commencing employment.
Possession of a valid Class 4 Driver's License as issued by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Experience as an ACP is required. A minimum two years is preferred.
Pre-employment Physical Capabilities test and medical is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

Open to external applicants only.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.


EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.