Primary Care Paramedic

Primary Care Paramedic
Temporary Part Time
Location: Flower's Cove

The primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the health care team providing pre-hospital assessment and medical care to people with acute illnesses or injuries while maintaining a high standard of care to the patients. The Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards of practice as well as working as a team member in accordance with the LGH Model of Nursing Clinical Practice. The PCP ensures a safe environment for patients and staff and reports to the Clinical Nurse Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from High School;
  • Certified Primary Care Paramedic; 
  • Current active registration with the Emergency Services Division, Provincial Medical Oversight;
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);
  • Copy of current Advanced Procedures Certificates (IV Therapy, Semi-Automatic Defibrillation, Symptom Relief, etc);
  • Current Radio-telephone Operators Restricted Certificate (Land);
  • Successful completion of ITLS (International Trauma Life Support) & NRP or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by the employer);
  • Successful completion of the Medevac course or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by employer);
  • Knowledge of computer skills and an ability to work with Meditech is an asset;
  • Valid Class 04 driver's license and must have own vehicle;
  • The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Include but not limited to):

  • Respond to Ambulance calls and provide professional paramedic care to clients onsite, during and after Medical Emergencies;
  • Prepares patient and monitors patient's condition during transport;
  • Communicates with the hospital emergency department advising of the nature of illness and injury;
  • Completes patient/ambulance documentation including monthly reports;
  • Assists with transport arrangements
  • Responsible for the Ambulance equipment;
  • Respond to all emergency calls;
  • Communicates with the hospital emergency department advising of the nature of illness and injury;
  • Completes patient documentation during transport;
  • Assists with the activities of the nursing department as required including patient registration, portering, triage, and any and all care listed within the Private Medical Oversight - Basic Life Support - Patient Care Protocols of LGH;
  • Assumes patient care management during inter-facility transports of patients;
  • Provides medical interventions including performing initial and on-going patient assessment during air transport;
  • Does regular scheduled stand-by as required;
  • Other duties as required.

Salary:

  • CG-29 of the NAPE HS salary scale, $24.52 to $27.23 per hour. 

Hours of Work: 

  • 37.5 hours bi-weekly ; Variable shifts

This position is open to both male and female applicants.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2019000207S, to: 

Human Resources Department
Labrador - Grenfell Regional Health Authority 
St. Anthony, NL A0K 4S0
Tele: (709) 454-0347 Fax: (709) 454-3301
Apply online at www.careers.lghealth.ca

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About Labrador Grenfell Health

The Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority (Labrador-Grenfell Health) was formed on April 1, 2005, with the merger of Grenfell Regional Health Services and Health Labrador Corporation.

Labrador-Grenfell Health provides quality health and community services to a population just under 37,000 and covers the communities north of Bartlett's Harbour on the Northern Peninsula and all of Labrador. Corporate headquarters is located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Labrador-Grenfell Health employs approximately 1500 staff and operates twenty-two facilities, including three hospitals, three community health centres, 14 community clinics and two long-term care facilities. Labrador-Grenfell Health is an integrated health and community services board.

It delivers both primary and secondary health services to the residents of the region, including:

  • acute care, diagnostic and clinical support services
  • community health and wellness
  • health protection services
  • long-term care
  • mental health and addictions services
  • residential services
  • therapeutic intervention, family rehabilitation and other rehabilitation services

In the Aboriginal communities, Labrador-Grenfell Health is joined by the Nunatsiavut Department of Health and Social Development, two Innu Band Councils, NunatuKavut (formerly the Labrador Métis Nation), Health Canada and private practitioners in delivering community health programs that meet the health needs of residents in the region.

Join our Team

Labrador Grenfell Health is a team of approximately 1500 employees - where everyone matters. We provide quality health care services to a population of just under 37,000 through the operation of 22 facilities that include 3 hospitals, 3 health centres, 14 community clinics and 2 long term care facilities.

Labrador-Grenfell Health offers a unique opportunity to live and work in a region of Atlantic Canada than combines the peace and quiet of a rural setting with modern equipped facilities and a strong sense of community spirit.

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