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EOI: Ambulance Operator/Attendant

NL Health Services - 1,053 Jobs
Gander, NL
Posted 12 days ago

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Ambulance Operator, Temporary Call InEmergency Medical Services, Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte

This is an educational training opportunity for current staff of NLHS - Central Zone, to be provided training as an Emergency Medical Response course at no cost to the employee. Interested employees must be willing to only work in this classification.

Definition of work:
Reporting to the District Operations Manager, the Ambulance Operator will be responsible for skilled work in the operation of ambulances in transporting patients while exercising care and skill in driving. The successful incumbent will provide assistance to the paramedicine staff in patient care, such as proper lifting of patients and other related duties as required.

The successful candidate must demonstrate an awareness of and be responsible for promoting and supporting person-and family-centered 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 & Labrador Department of Education.
* Successful completion of an Emergency Medical Responder course (10-day course).
* Current Registration as an EMR with NLPR.
* Current certification number with the Office of the Provincial Medical Director (OPMD).
* 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 Newfoundland and Labrador issued class 04 driver's license.
* An acceptable Driver's Abstract from Motor Vehicle Registration.
* BLS certification.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
* Successful candidate will be required to be within a 20-kilometre radius of the facility when required for standby.
* 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.

Hours of work: Call as needed (Shift work may be required)
Salary: CG-25 ($23.78 - $26.19)
Competition number: P-2023000998-BVP
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: 2023000998
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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 510,550 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 22,000 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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