Location: Health Sciences Centre
Advanced Care Paramedic (2 Positions) (revised repost)
Paramedicine - Transport
Permanent, Full Time
Hours 75 bi-weekly (8 and 12 hour shift work; days, nights, evenings, weekends, rotating Salary CG-37 ($34.73 - $38.80 per hour)
The following Sign on Incentives may be applicable and can be combined:
1. Signing bonus up to $10,000
2. Come Home incentive up to $50,000
3. Relocation support
For more information on bursaries/incentives please visit www.workinhealthnl.ca/incentives or email [email protected]
Competition Number 2023004895 Posted Date 24 August 2023 Closing Date Open until filled.
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities - Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.
NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people.
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. Advanced Care Paramedics report directly to the Operations Supervisors.
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Regularly moves, lifts, or carries patients or equipment ranging from 10 to 50 pounds and occasionally in excess of 100 lbs. in challenging environments and which is not always conducive to proper ergonomics. Position is rated heavy to very heavy.
Constantly bending, stretching, kneeling or pushing/pulling of stretchers (which require up to 35 lbs. of push/pull force or greater per employee as the terrain and weather conditions; sometimes in small and cramped spaces. Visual concentration or alertness is required and there is frequent time pressures in the pre-hospital emergency setting.
Lack of control over work pace occurs due to unpredictable situations and/or call volume.
Completion of an Accredited Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) Program from Canadian Medical Association is required.
Current registration with the Provincial Medical Oversight Program as an ACP at the time of commencing employment.
Possession of a valid Class 4 Driver's License as issued by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Experience as an ACP is required. A minimum two years is preferred.
Pre-employment Physical Capabilities test and medical is required.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.
Employees, to review your attendance record please refer to your employee portal on the Intranet for details. The attendance record is only available to employees who are currently in positions that accumulate sick time.
If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HS Regional Bargaining Unit.
Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca
Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately
To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.
Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:
Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.
If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.
NL Health Services is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.
EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.
This is a reposted position. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.