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Advanced Care Paramedic

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Sheshatshiu, NL | North West River, NL | Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL
$33.38 - $37.28 / hour
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Posted 28 days ago

ADVANCED CARE PARAMEDIC
Permanent Full Time
Location: Goose Bay/Sheshatshiu/Northwest River

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. The Advanced Care Paramedic will report directly to the Manager of Emergency Services. The base for this service is located at Labrador Health Centre with a secondary base located in Sheshatshiu.

Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an approved Advanced Care Paramedic program accredited by the Canadian Medical Association;
  • Current registration with the NL Paramedicine Regulation and Office of the Provincial Medical Director as an ACP;
  • Possession of a valid Class 4 Driver's License as issued by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification;
  • Current certification in PALS, or willingness to complete;
  • 40 hours of Continuing Medical Education (CME);
  • Effective oral and written communication skills;
  • Critical and sound decision making skills;
  • Confidence to manage a variety of situations;
  • Computer skills;
  • Ability to perform various medical procedures and operate a variety of medical equipment;
  • Must be able to report to work within in a reasonable timeframe;
  • The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)

  • Performs comprehensive assessments, physical examinations, advanced treatments, triage, and interventions for all pre-hospital medical and traumatic conditions for a diverse group of patients;
  • Applies advanced treatment therapies and interventions for medical disorders and traumatic injuries, in accordance with protocols;
  • Functions as part of an interdisciplinary team within healthcare facility units, such as emergency and critical care areas;
  • Completes patient treatment charting, records all pertinent patient information to include vitals, neurological signs, assessment findings and treatment provided. Ensures confidentiality of patient information;
  • Provides leadership and scene management during mass casualty incidents in the absence of an incident command supervisor;
  • Assumes patient care management during inter-facility transports for critically ill or unstable patients;
  • Preceptors and mentors Advanced and Primary Care Paramedic students during field placements to ensure students meet required competencies;
  • Participates in Continuing Medical Education (CME);
  • Maintains, cleans, and conducts duty checks of ambulances, equipment, and supplies and restocks when necessary;
  • Recognizes cultural diversity;
  • Provides on the job advice, guidance, feedback, orientation to new employees, and on the job training to staff and students;
  • Performs a team lead role at the scene of medical emergencies and is responsible to take a lead role in managing the activities of the medical management team;
  • Travel is required;
  • May be required to work alone;
  • Other related duties as required.

Salary:
CG-37 of the NAPE HS salary scale $33.38 to $37.28 per hour plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:
75 hours Bi-weekly; variable shifts.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2022000208N, to:

Human Resources
Labrador-Grenfell Regional Health Authority
St. Anthony, NL A0K4T0
Tel: 709-454-0347

Apply online at https://www.careers.lghealth.ca/

Posting Date: April 8, 2022
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

CC: NAPE HS

Competition Number: 2022000208N
Company Website: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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