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Advanced Care Paramedic

NL Health Services - 1,112 Jobs
Gander, NL
$37.20 - $41.63 / hour
Posted 9 days ago

Job Description

Advanced Care Paramedic, Regional, Permanent Full TimeVirtual Care, A.M. Guy Memorial Health Centre, Buchans

Definition of work:
The Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) performs professional work in the provision of emergency and medical care to clients in a variety of settings. This position will play a key role in supporting the Virtual ER model in Central Zone's rural facilities, working very closely with the Virtual ER team and will travel throughout the region as needed. Work involves performing independent advanced medical care and intervention to clients at pre-hospital scene settings, during transport and within healthcare facilities. The ACP conducts physical examinations; performs comprehensive assessments and tests; interprets a variety of tests and procedures; and initiates a variety of advanced interventions. The successful candidate provides primary client care by surveying the emergency situation and taking any necessary action. The ACP is an integral team member of facility-based response teams including but not limited to the Code Blue Response team and the Code White Response team. The ACP also functions as a leader and a mentor within the paramedicine program, as well as a preceptor for advanced and primary care paramedic students. The Paramedic is an integral member of the Emergency Department team, providing care, based on their scope of practice to patients in the ER, in collaboration with nursing staff and physicians. The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centred care, demonstrate a commitment to safety and partner with all team members to improve worker and patient safety by integrating safety into work practices, identifying risks and implementing improvements.

Required qualifications:
* Graduation from high school with a diploma recognized by the Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
* Graduation from an approved Advanced Care Paramedic program accredited by the Canadian Medical Association.
* BLS Certification.
* OPMD Certification (including all current courses/modules).
* Current physical capability testing certificate (within the last 3 months) and continued responsibility to meet the minimal standards of physical capability as outlined in provincial policy.
* A valid Class IV driver's license issued by the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
* A current driver's abstract from Motor Vehicle Registration.
* Current ACP registration number with NLPR.
* Consistent demonstration of the core values of NL Health Services: Innovation, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence (I CARE)
* A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position.
* A satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local police authority.

Preferred qualifications:
* Experience as an Advanced Care Paramedic.
* Completion or willingness to complete NRP, PALS, CTAS and ITLS.

Hours of work: 75 hours biweekly (Shift work may be required)
Salary: CG-37 ($35.42-$39.58)
Competition number: P-2024000166-AMG
Competition closing date: Open Until Filled

Central Health is an equal opportunity employer.We thank all candidates however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2024000166
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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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