Salary Range: Pay ranges current : dependent on experience/ certification
Location: Ornge, ON Organization: Ornge
Job Type: Contract
Expiration Date: September 23, 2019
The incumbent is responsible for the initiation and provision of treatment, stabilization and safe transport of urgent and non-urgent patients via air and, in some locales, land, and the completion of relevant documentation. The incumbent will perform duties related to maintenance of equipment and supplies, and participates in maintaining a clean and safe work environment. He / She will serve as a mentor to new paramedics. The Flight Paramedic, practices with medical skills and knowledge in the transport environment within his/her scope of practice and adheres to all Ornge/MOHLTC medical directives, policies and procedures. The Flight Paramedic supports and promotes the strategic vision and principles of Ornge.
• Completion and maintenance of certification and proficiency within scope of practice in all training programs as contained in Ornge Operations/Policies & Procedures Manual; • Possesses all qualifications and conditions as outlined in the Ambulance Act/Ontario Regulations (Part III,Qualifications of Emergency Medical Attendants and Paramedics); • Completion of Advanced Care Paramedic training at a recognized institution; • The possession of a MOHLTC Advanced Care Paramedic Certificate; • Current active ACP certification with an Ontario Base Hospital preferred; • Minimum 5 years active field practice as a paramedic preferred; • Knowledge and understanding of the obligations set forth in the following: o Basic/Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards; o MOHLTC regulations governing the provision of Ambulance Services; o Paramedic Medical Directives as set out by Ornge o Operations/ Policies & Procedures Manual; • Maintenance of regulatory and licensing requirements as directed by MOHLTC; • Must be able to adhere to the Ornge uniform policy which includes wearing a respirator (N95) and other personal protective equipment as required; • Ability to work effectively in a demanding, challenging, fast-paced transport medicine environment; • Strong written and verbal communication skills; • Ability to work both as part of a team and independently; • Physical strength, coordination and manual dexterity to perform patient extrication, lifting, carrying and positioning as well as treatment. Competencies: • Demonstrates open and honest communication • Is comfortable with different cultures and creating solid relationships with people who think and act differently • Manages conflict and disagreements appropriately. • Integrates with others across Ornge • Systematically adopts new ways to work • Demonstrates a high level of awareness about what is coming from above, below and beside • Exceptional interpersonal skills: • courtesy, tact, compassion and empathy; Professionalism with a focus on delivering high quality transport medicine services and clinical excellence; • Strong client service orientation.
Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line at no later than September 23, 2019. If you require a disability accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us and provide your contact information. A Human Resources Officer will contact you within 48 hours. Ornge is an inclusive employer. Accommodation is available under the Human Rights Code and in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.