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Primary Care Paramedic

NL Health Services - 1,115 Jobs
Labrador City, NL
$25.51 - $28.33 / hour
Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

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, $26.54 to $29.48 per hour, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" 75 hours Bi-weekly; variable shifts.

Labrador-Grenfell Health Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Labrador-Grenfell Health is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2022000328

Competition Number: 2022000328
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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!

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