Job Listing | Advanced Care Paramedic

Salary Range: $37.02 - $43.50 per hour (April 2021 rate), CUPE 2974.2
Location: Essex, ON Organization: Essex-Windsor EMS

Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: March 31, 2021
Classification: Union

Job Description

Reporting to an EMS District Chief, you will perform primary and advanced emergency medical care and controlled acts under the direction of Base Hospital Medical Director; ensure the safe and timely land transportation of ill or injured persons including cross- border transfers; operate emergency vehicles safely in all weather conditions; maintain contact with and comply with direction from the Central Ambulance Communications Centre; liaise with other agencies to collect and provide relevant information; maintain ambulances, equipment, supplies, controlled drugs and stations in a state of readiness; complete required documentation; participate in mandatory training; function in a First Response capacity when and if required.

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• Meets all qualifications to work as an Advanced Care Paramedic in Ontario, as set out in the Ambulance Act and its Regulations, and as established by the County from time to time; • 1-year Advanced Care Paramedic experience; • Valid Class F Driver’s Licence; good driving record and good driving skills; • Valid CPR certification, certified within last 12 months; • Able to identify patient treatment needs and provide appropriate care; • Physically capable of lifting and carrying heavy patients and equipment; • Valid documentation and suitability for allowable entry into the US for cross-border transfers; • Available to work all shifts, as scheduled, in a 24 hour per day, seven day per week operation; • Good interpersonal skills; able to communicate effectively; to work closely with the entire healthcare team; Good teamwork skills; ability to work closely with a partner for long periods of time; • Able to work in stressful situations and exercise sound judgment in emergency situations. SELECTION PROCESS: Candidates will be required to complete a practical assessment, oral interview and Safeguard Psychological Assessment as part of the selection process. CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT • Successful completion of the OPPAT physical fitness assessment prior to commencement of employment. • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Records Search • Satisfactory Driver’s Abstract • Compliance with current communicable disease standards, as outlined by MOHLTC; • Successful completion of Base Hospital Symptom Relief and Defibrillation certification.

Where To Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and covering letter online at - no later than March 31, 2021 by 4:30 p.m. We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used for the purpose of this employment opportunity only. The Corporation of the County of Essex supports diversity in the workplace. The County of Essex will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the recruitment and selection process. This information can be made available in alternative formats upon request.