Primary Care Paramedic
in Multiple Locations

Multiple Locations
Sheshatshiu, NL | North West River, NL | Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
$25.51 - $28.33 / hour
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Competition Number: 2022000328

Primary Care Paramedic
Temporary Full Time
Goose Bay/Sheshatshiu/Northwest River

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 Emergency Services Manager. This is an integrated service covering the communities of Happy Valley-Goose Bay, North West River, and Sheshatshiu. The base for this service will be in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, with ambulances located at the Labrador Health Centre and Mani Ashini Clinic.


  • Graduation from High School;
  • Graduation from an Approved Primary Care Paramedic program accredited by the Canadian Medical Association;
  • Current registration with the NL Paramedicine Regulation and Office of the Provincial Medical Director as a PCP;
  • Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);
  • Copy of current Advanced Procedures Certificates (IV Therapy, Semi-Automatic Defibrillation, Symptom Relief, etc);
  • Successful completion of ITLS (International Trauma Life Support) & NRP or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by the 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;
  • Must be able to report to work within a reasonable timeframe;
  • The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included 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;
  • Completes patient documentation during transport;
  • Assists with the activities of the nursing department as required including patient registration, portering, triage, ECG's, oxygen administration, glucometers, IV Insertions, etc., that are within scope of practice;
  • Does regular scheduled stand-by as required;
  • Other related duties as required.


  • CG-29 of the NAPE HS salary scale, $25.51 to $28.33 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

  • 75 hours Bi-weekly; variable shifts.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2022000328 to:

Human Resources
Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority
St. Anthony, NL A0K 4S0
Tel: 709-454-0347

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Posting Date: May 3, 2023
Closing Date: Open Until Filled


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