Certified Primary Care Paramedic/Part Time District Float
Temps partiel • Temiskaming Shores Région
The District of Timiskaming Social Services Administration Board supports individuals in need throughout our communities by delivering Children’s Services, Emergency Medical Services, Ontario Works, and Social Housing through the effective use of available resources and in the best interest of the individuals we support. We are committed to serving others and treating each other through actions and values based on integrity and respect.
The DTSSAB is responsible for the direct delivery of Land Ambulance Services within the District. EMS Bases are in the South (Haileybury), Central (Englehart), and North (Kirkland Lake) areas.
Reporting to the EMS Deputy Chief of Operations, the Paramedic responds to emergency and non‐emergency calls to provide the full scope of timely, quality, pre‐hospital emergency care to the public while safely operating emergency vehicles and transporting patients to and from health care facilities. The Paramedic conducts patient assessments, provides airway management, administers oxygen, performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), provides basic trauma care, administers symptom relief medications, and performs manual external defibrillation, in addition to performing specific controlled acts, while treating patients, co‐workers and management with integrity, respect and in a manner consistent with Legislation, Regulations, policies and professional standards. Other related duties, as assigned. This position is unionized.
Qualifications include, but are not limited to:
Successful completion of an approved post‐secondary Paramedic training program (two‐year Ambulance/Emergency Health Care/Paramedicine Program, or equivalent) and Ministry of Health and Long‐Term Care (MOHLTC) Advanced Emergency Medical Care Assistant (A‐EMCA) educational qualification
Qualified as a Primary Care Paramedic (PCP), as defined by Ontario Reg. 257/00 under the Ambulance Act
Certified by an Ontario Base Hospital Program at the PCP level to perform controlled acts and selected Advanced Life Support (ALS) skills and qualified for CPR‐Level HCP (within the past 12 months)
Meet all requisite skills and qualifications as set out by the Ambulance Act and related Regulations, including meeting, and maintaining valid health requirements (such as current immunization and being free from communicable diseases)
Demonstrated physical and mental abilities required to perform as a Paramedic, provide patient care and transport
A minimum of one (1) year of related experience and/or training as a Paramedic is preferred
Must successfully obtain certification, annually, from the Base Hospital training program in order to perform designated medical acts, as specified under the Ambulance Act of Ontario and applicable Legislation and Regulations
Possess knowledge of Basic Life Support (BLS) medical care methods, procedures and techniques, Advanced Life Support (ALS) Patient Care Standards, Ambulance Act & Regulations, EMS operation and base hospital systems, policies/procedures, applicable Ministry of Health policies, guidelines and specifications related to ambulance services, base hospital, equipment, supplies, use of medications, vehicles, base station and all other aspects that govern EMS services
Knowledge of other legislated acts which may be required during the performance of duties, including: Coroner’s Act, Health Care Consent Act, Highway Traffic Act, Mental Health Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, other, is required
Effective communication (verbal/written), excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work well as a team member
Good judgment, sound decision‐making, commendable patient‐care abilities, motivated, self‐directed
Professional work ethic, reliable, ability to uphold the principles of confidentiality, positive attitude
Bilingualism and familiarity of the local area/District are considered an asset
Commitment, ability, and willingness to:
Provide availability for a minimum of four (4) 12‐hour periods (or 48‐hours) every two (2) weeks
Perform shift work, including night shift and weekends, at any and all of the base locations to fill short‐notice and pre‐scheduled shifts (based on confirmed availability, which must be maintained and remain current at all times)
Complete on‐call/standby night shift duties when working at the Central base (which requires remaining in the approved Englehart area; Employer‐provided accommodations are available)
Travel throughout the District to assigned locations at the incumbent’s own expense
Applicants will submit a cover letter and resume relating their qualifications to the position’s requirements and will also complete a Plum psychometric assessment.
Applications must be forwarded to https://bit.ly/33vWQi4 by 9:00 am, January 21, 2022
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details or regarding a disability‐related accommodation required to participate in the hiring process.
The DTSSAB is an equal opportunity employer. Information is collected under the authority of the
Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for employment assessment purposes.
We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.